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WATCH: Tom Brokaw Flips Out At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Tom Brokaw went off on the White House Correspondents Dinner during the "Meet the Press" roundtable on Sunday, saying "it is time to rethink" the event. His problem is that it serves as the major symbol of the public's distrust of the news media. And he had a pretty damning rant about it. Here he goes: "If there's ever an event that separates the press from the people they're supposed to serve, symbolically, it is that one.
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