Know the Score LIVE! --- with Tom Brokaw!

Courtesy of KSUI, we've got some photos from last week's Know the Score LIVE!, which featured Tom Brokaw. The event was really great -- thanks to everyone who made it happen and everyone who came to listen! Check out the KSUI flickr page to see the rest of the photos from the evening.
We had a big crowd -- nearly all the chairs were filled!
The first segment featured (from left to right) host Joan Kjaer interviewing Arthur Canter, UI professor emeritus, Christopher Merrill, director of the UI International Writing Program, and Jason Weinberger, director of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony. The three guests shared personal stories and literary selections related to World War II and the Holocaust for this program, which was presented in recognition of Holocaust Remembrance Day.Tom Brokaw, the former NBC Nightly News anchor and UI Alumni Service Award winner, arrives!
Browkaw discussed his latest book, Boom, and reflected on people he met and stories he heard when researching his bestseller The Greatest Generation. Browkaw also shared some personal stories about his own family, and briefly discussed his time attending the UI as an undergraduate in 1958-59, during which he "smoked a lot of pot." :)
One of the audience members was a woman whose family Brokaw once stayed with in Iowa.The program concluded with a performance of selections from the Quartet of the End of Time by Weinberger and a group of principal-chair players from the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony. This work was written by French composer Olivier Messiaen in a German prison camp during World War II.

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