David Westin, the former president of ABC News, discussed his book Exit Interview, in which he examined how America’s news was researched and reported. The book related behind-the-scenes experiences while covering events such as President Clinton’s impeachment, the 2000 election recount, the 9/11 attacks, wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the economic crisis of 2008. He responded to questions from the audience. close
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