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Rona Barrett

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Rona Barrett on her early interview technique
06:37
Rona Barrett on getting her stories and dealing with the legal department
07:32
Rona Barrett on how she got her stories
04:35
Rona Barrett on the "rules" for her interviews
05:08
Rona Barrett on advice to aspiring gossip reporters
01:09

Ed Bradley

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Ed Bradley on his first television piece airing on the Evening News with Walter Cronkite, and on being hired by CBS Television as a correspondent reporting from Vietnam
02:40
Ed Bradley on how news was filed from Vietnam
00:54
Ed Bradley on access to the military while covering Vietnam
01:23
Ed Bradley on getting wounded while covering Vietnam
03:23
Ed Bradley on not wanting to cover politics after his return from covering Vietnam, thinking about quitting, and why he decided to stay
02:21
Ed Bradley on being among the reporters who left Saigon from the roof of the American embassy
06:03
Ed Bradley on his concept of the television documentary as he became head correspondent of CBS Reports
01:37
Ed Bradley on coming up with documentary subjects for CBS Reports
00:30

Connie Chung

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Connie Chung on advice to those starting out in journalism
05:37

Sam Donaldson

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Sam Donaldson on returning as an ABC White House correspondent after serving as anchor of Primetime Live  
00:51
Sam Donaldson on his advice to aspiring White House correspondents
04:24

Jeff Fager

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Jeff Fager on what journalists can learn from Mike Wallace and Ed Bradley about conducting interviews
02:13

Steve Kroft

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Steve Kroft on the biggest story of his career and his advice to aspiring journalists
03:01

Kurt Loder

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Kurt Loder on his favorite stories and his interview techniques for MTV News
05:12
Kurt Loder on advice to aspiring music journalists
01:11

Bill Moyers

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Bill Moyers on working on his high school newspaper and falling in love with the byline
00:53
Bill Moyers on becoming White House Press Secretary
01:45
Bill Moyers on the relationship between the Johnson administration and the press during the Vietnam War
06:29

Roger Mudd

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Roger Mudd on the process of reporting at CBS in the 1960s
02:35

Dan Rather

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Dan Rather on writing a 15 minute newscast in record time while at KTRH Radio in Texas
Dan Rather on what a reporter's job really is
Dan Rather on the type of reporting done on 60 Minutes
02:52

Geraldo Rivera

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Geraldo Rivera on his early reports on WABC Eyewitness News
02:37
Geraldo Rivera on his advice to aspiring journalists
01:32

Morley Safer

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Morley Safer on his interest in foreign reporting
03:00
Morley Safer on being a broadcast journalist in Vietnam during the war
11:55
Morley Safer on serving as London Bureau Chief from 1967-70
04:14
Morley Safer on the role of a 60 Minutes  correspondent in initiating a story
04:38

Bob Simon

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Bob Simon on one of his earliest job offers from WCBS (radio) - writing a script from wire copy
02:52
Bob Simon on his first job on the assignment desk for CBS News in 1967
05:15
Bob Simon on how he was treated as an American reporter while covering conflicts in Northern Ireland (1969-1971)
01:42
Bob Simon on how he explained the British/Ireland conflict to American audiences
01:09
Bob Simon on the ethics of news reporting and interacting with crew
04:56
Bob Simon on how they got footage from the field in Vietnam to the Bureau back in the U.S.
01:08
Bob Simon on the challenge of remaining neutral when reporting on wars
03:41
Bob Simon on reporting from the CBS Tel Aviv Bureau in the 1970s and his daily routine there
02:17
Bob Simon on his captivity in Iraq by Saddam Hussein's regime while reporting on the Gulf War
05:15
Bob Simon on having an interviewee walk out on him during an interview
03:33
Bob Simon on the process of developing a story for the news
04:05
Bob Simon on advice to aspiring journalists
00:50
Bob Simon on what he has learned about being a news correspondent and how he honed his "bullshit detector"
00:40

Howard K. Smith

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Howard K. Smith on taking over Murrow's role as CBS chief European correspondent
01:37

Robert Trout

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Robert Trout on advice to aspiring broadcast journalists
04:04