Deleting the Virtual Life

Journalist Tom Brokaw paid tribute to his friends, the late nature photographers Galen and Barbara Rowell, at the annual Rowell Award and… read more

Journalist Tom Brokaw paid tribute to his friends, the late nature photographers Galen and Barbara Rowell, at the annual Rowell Award and Lecture series. His talk was titled “Deleting the Virtual Life.” He talked about exploring the world as oppossed to exploring the Internet. Topics included the environmental degradation and terrorism that endanger such pursuits. He urged stewardship of the globe and its people. Mr. Brokaw responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

This event was for presenting the Rowell Award for the Art of Adventure to Beth Wald, a freelance photographer whose work has been featured in Newsweek and The New York Times. The event was co-presented by the Rowell Legacy Committee and Yosemite National Institutes at the Hotel Nikko. Co-sponsors were Mountain Light Gallery, The North Face, Outdoor Photographer magazine and The Yosemite Fund. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Tom Brokaw Anchor (Former) NBC Television->Nightly News
  • Doug McConnell Host KRON-TV, San Francisco->Bay Area Backroads

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Deleting the Virtual Life

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Program ID:
195522-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 16, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 3, 2007

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  • Dec 16, 2006 | 10:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 17, 2006 | 1:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 03, 2007 | 11:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
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