Lester Holt To Anchor ‘NBC Nightly News’ From Hawaii On Pearl Harbor Day

Lisa de Moraes
Deadline

Lester Holt will anchor NBC Nightly News live from Hawaii on the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack. The December 7 broadcast will feature interviews with World War II veterans and their families. Additionally, Nightly News will air a Lester Holt conversation with Tom Brokaw from The Intrepid, in which Brokaw, who currently is involved in fundraising for The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, discusses his reporting on that era of U.S. history.

On Pearl Harbor Day, Holt will also contribute coverage to NBC’s Today, and MSNBC and NBC News’ social media accounts. NBC News correspondent Joe Fryer will also report live from Pearl Harbor on December 7 for MSNBC and NBC Nightly News. Fryer will contribute additional coverage on the anniversary throughout the week.

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