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Matthews, Brokaw Take Hardball College Tour to Rose Hill

Contact: Bob Howe
(212) 636-6538

Chris Matthews will air MSNBC’s Hardball College Tour with special guest Tom Brokaw, veteran broadcast journalist, author and former anchor of NBC Nightly News, on Monday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m., live from the Leonard Theatre at Fordham Preparatory School, on Fordham’s Rose Hill campus. The show will cover the Iraq war and the U.S. midterm election results, and issues that Brokaw has covered in his storied career, including developments in Pakistan and Afghanistan, Hurricane Katrina, Vladimir Putin (Brokaw was the first American to interview him in 2000), and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The show will be broadcast live, and students and faculty who are interested in attending should arrive at Fordham Preparatory School no later than 3:30 p.m.

In addition to hosting Hardball, Matthews is the host of The Chris Matthews Show, a syndicated weekly news program, and a regular commentator on NBC’s Today show.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,600 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis J. Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.

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