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NBC anchor Brokaw signs off
NBC anchor Tom Brokaw delivers his closing remarks during his last broadcast in 2004. Associated Press

BOZEMAN — Montana State University will award former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw an honorary degree next month.

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the journalist and author plans to deliver a speech on Feb. 28 when university president Waded Cruzado presents him with the degree.

Brokaw anchored NBC's Nightly News from 1982 to 2004. He has also written five books, won 12 Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award and the Congressional Medal of Honor Society's Excellence in Journalism Award.

Brokaw lives in New York and has a ranch east of Livingston.

University officials say tickets are free and will be available beginning Feb. 7.

 

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