• By Dana Sparks

Tom Brokaw: "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Healthy"

May 18, 2013

In his Saturday speech to a joint commencement ceremony for the Mayo Graduate School and Mayo Medical School, Tom Brokaw highlighted the importance of renewing the doctor-patient relationship, knowing what you pay for and “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Healthy.”

The NBC News special correspondent also received the first-ever honorary degree conferred by Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in recognition of his career as a distinguished journalist and best-selling author, his significant contributions to the preservation of history through the arts, and his dedication to public service and exemplary service to Mayo Clinic.

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Journalists: B-roll of the event and sound bites from Mr. Brokaw's address are available in the downloads




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