Q&A with Susan Schmidt
Ms. Schmidt is the co-author, with Michael Weisskopf, of the book Truth at Any Cost: Ken Starr and the Unmaking of Bill Clinton, published by HarperCollins.
Susan Schmidt was interviewed about her investigative reporting, including the Jack Abramoff story and the Monica Lewinsky story. She discussed the fundamentals of investigative reporting, discovering and developing stories, and her personal experiences in journalism. The program included still photographs of politicians linked to the Abramoff and Lewinsky scandals, as well as quotes from Ms. Schmidt’s works.
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- Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
Susan Schmidt Correspondent Washington Post
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