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White House Correspondent Lesley Stahl

Stahl hosts the CBS show Face the Nation. She joins Fresh Air to discuss President Reagan's tightly-controlled engagement with the media, the sometimes vindictive nature of past administrations, and how she conducts effective interviews.


Other segments from the episode on April 12, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 12, 1989: Interview with Leslie Stahl; Review of Marian Anderson's album "Marian Anderson"; Interview with Janet Horvath; Review of the film "Murmur of the Heart."


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