2 former NBC employees say anchor Tom Brokaw made unwanted advances

Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw

The Hollywood Reporter published the email in its entirety, which also included a statement from Brokaw that she is a "former colleague who left NBC News angry that she had failed in her pursuit of stardom".

After Today show host Matt Lauer was sacked past year, Lack said at the time that an internal review was underway to determine "what happened and what we can do to build a culture of greater transparency, openness and respect for each other".

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News chairman Andy Lack addressed sexual harassment claims against Tom Brokaw in an email sent to employees Friday.

Vester, who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News, told the publications that that Brokaw groped her and tried to forcibly kiss her in the 1990s. NBC told the Post, via a spokesperso\n, that the company does not have a record of Curry's warning, adding it is not mentioned in Lauer's file. The Post said neither woman reported their allegations to NBC at the time.

She said after the alleged 1994 incident, which she said took place at the Essex Hotel in New York City, Mr. Brokaw behaved in a similar fashion in 1995, when he came to her apartment in London, where she was stationed.

But he said he "did not verbally and physically attack her" as described in the interviews. As that discussion advanced she often reminded me she was a Catholic and that she was uncomfortable with my presence. In particular, she cited a night when Brokaw went to her NY hotel against her wishes, and that night he told her that he wanted "an affair of more than passing affection".

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Vester told the Post that she was frightened of angering Brokaw during the interaction. Brokaw was the anchor of "NBC Nightly Information" on the time.

Brokaw said that the accuser, Linda Vester, often sought him out on informal meetings, including the one she described in her NY hotel room. "Not in high school, college or thereafter".

Brokaw reportedly withdrew from speaking at Sacred Heart University's graduation ceremony, set for May 13, because he didn't want to "distract from the intended and most important focus of the day - our graduating students and their families", the university's president, John Petillo, wrote in an email to the student body, according to the Hartford Courant.

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