Q&A with John Feinstein

John Feinstein discussed his memoir, One On One: Behind The Scenes with The Greats In The Game, which chronicles his years of reporting on… read more

John Feinstein discussed his memoir, One On One: Behind The Scenes with The Greats In The Game, which chronicles his years of reporting on some the greatest sports figures. He talked about the case for federal government intervention in the administration of college athletics and addressed the use of taxpayer money for football and baseball arenas. He recounted his testimony before a House Judiciary subcommittee on baseball’s antitrust exemption. He detailed two rules changes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association that arose from the publication of two of his books. He reviewed the college football coaches salaries, his early writing career, and the 25th anniversary publication of his first book. 

John Feinstein was born in New York City and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Duke University in 1977. He has written 28 books, including five children’s mystery novels. He spent eleven years as a political and sports reporter for The Washington Post. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Dec 18, 2011
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Dec 19, 2011

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  • Dec 18, 2011 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 18, 2011 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 19, 2011 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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