Real Work In Deep Snow

Connections with childhood, with a way of looking at life, and with a generation that remade our world

In his book The Greatest Generation , published this December by Random House, NBC’s anchorman pays tribute to the men and women who came of age during the Great Depression, fought and won the Second World War, and returned home to build the most prosperous, best-educated society in the history of the planet. Here, Tom Brokaw speaks of the passing of one of them.


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