Interview

By Claudia Dreifus; Clyde Haberman (Foreword by); Clyde Haberman (Introduction by)
Seven Stories Press, Hardcover, 9781888363425, 279pp.

Publication Date: June 1997

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As one of the preeminent interviewers of our time, Claudia Dreifus crisscrosses the globe to interview an eclectic selection of the world's most powerful and interesting women and men, the people whose opinions will shape our future. Dreifus's interviews, by the subjects she chooses and the questions she asks, depict her own forceful vision of our times, as well as that of those she interviews.
Interview is a cornucopia of interviews with leading writers, generals and politicians, television newscasters and actors, spiritual leaders and famous spouses. The book is divided into six sections. Saints: The Dalai Lama (2 interviews), Aung San Suu Kyi, Andrew Young; Visionaries: Esther Dyson, The Tofflers, Art Caplan; Media Freaks: Cokie Roberts/Nina Totenberg/Linda Wertheimer, Dan Rather, Richard Dreyfuss, Samuel Jackson; Warriors: Colin Powell, Gen. John Shalikashvili, Benazir Bhutto, Joycelyn Elders, Serge and Beate Klarsfeld; Poets: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Toni Morrison, Arthur Miller; Citizens: Nadine Strassen, Barney Frank, Myrlie Evers.




About the Author
Claudia Dreifus has been a journalist since the 1960s. Before coming to the Science Times section of The New York Times, she was known for her incisive interviews with international political figures and cultural icons. Her work has appeared in "The New York Times Magazine, Playboy, Ms., The Progressive", and "Modern Maturity". A Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute of the New School for Social Research, she lives in New York City.Clyde Haberman is an American journalist who is currently a columnist for The New York Times. He has worked for the Times since 1977. Haberman's assignments at the Times have included staff editor of the Week in Review section; Metro reporter; City Hall bureau chief; and, from 1982 to 1995, foreign correspondent in Tokyo, Rome and Jerusalem. He lives in New York.Clyde Haberman is an American journalist who is currently a columnist for The New York Times. He has worked for the Times since 1977. Haberman's assignments at the Times have included staff editor of the Week in Review section; Metro reporter; City Hall bureau chief; and, from 1982 to 1995, foreign correspondent in Tokyo, Rome and Jerusalem. He lives in New York.
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