On today's "An American Story" Tom Brokaw talks about the Velveeta cheese shortage heading into Super Bowl XLVIII.
Tom Brokaw has spent his entire distinguished journalism career with NBC News beginning in 1966 in the Los Angeles bureau where he covered Ronald Reagan’s first run for public office, the rise of the Sixties counter culture, the assassination of Bobby Kennedy and the 1968 presidential campaign. Brokaw has won every major award in his craft, including Peabody, Duponts, Emmys and lifetime achievement recognition. In the spring of 2016 Brokaw was awarded the coveted Legion of Honor by the French government for his extensive reporting on World War II. In November of 2014 Brokaw was awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama, the highest civilian award given to those who made “meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.”