2 former NBC employees say anchor Tom Brokaw made unwanted advances

Tom Brokaw

But it was published on Friday - an extraordinary defense of his character and a repudiation of the sexual harassment allegations made by former NBC colleague Linda Vester.

Tom Brokaw's defenders at NBC/MSNBC reportedly include, from left, Rachel Maddow, Maria Shriver, Andrea Mitchell and Mika Brzezinski.

In the email, Brokaw said, "It is 4:00 am on the first day of my new life as an accused predator in the universe of American journalism".

Former war reporter Linda Vester accused veteran NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw of sexual misconduct in incidents taking place when the two worked together in the early 1990s.

Ms. Vester's attorney, Ari Wilkenfeld, said, "My client stands by the allegations, which speak for themselves". "She felt it her duty to add her own story, not only to lend support to the other women who have already complained, but to demonstrate that this problem is not a new one, and that NBC needs to prioritize actually listening to and protecting their employees who have been victimized".

On Friday, Brokaw sent a letter to NBC colleagues denying the allegations raised by Linda Vester, calling them "a drive-by shooting" and saying that Vester had a reputation for having "trouble with the truth".

A second woman, who spoke to the Post on the condition of anonymity, said Brokaw approached her in a hallway in the mid-1990s when she was a 24-year-old production assistant.

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Peter King, R-N.Y., was more critical. "It is such an unprecedented action to be to only be taken for very, very serious issues". Senate in 1789 was to select the Right Reverend Samuel Provoost , Episcopal Bishop of NY to serve as the first Senate Chaplain.

"She has unleashed a torrent of unsubstantiated criticism and attacks on me more than twenty years after I opened the door for her and a new job at Fox News", Brokaw said in the letter, a copy of which was obtained by CNNMoney. "And I was sitting at a borrowed desk, when I received a computer message from Tom Brokaw asking me what I was doing that night", she said in a statement. Mr. Brokaw told the Post that no such incident happened.

In an interview with "CBS This Morning" in January, Curry said "verbal sexual harassment" was pervasive at the "Today" show. Brokaw denies all the allegations. She also mentioned she was Catholic as a way of rebuffing his advances.

"I will have more to say later".

Daily sports headlines from across Gwinnett County, including high school, professional and college news. "She couldn't pick up the phone and say, 'I'd like to talk".

Vester left Fox in the mid-2000s to look after her children full-time.

Vester told the Post she does not intend to sue Brokaw or NBC.

He said NBC has been conducting a review with a team of legal and human resource leaders which "is nearing its conclusion, and we will have findings and further steps to share with you as soon as next week".

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