Peter Mansbridge One on One: Favourite Conversations and the Stories Behind Them

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Random House of Canada, Oct 20, 2009 - Social Science - 352 pages
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From one of Canada’s most respected and recognizable journalists comes a collection of the best interviews with the leading thinkers and cultural icons of our time, from the country’s most trusted interview show.

An extraordinary selection from Newsworld’s Mansbridge One on One, including politicians, journalists, arts and sports figures and newsmakers behind the biggest issues of the past decade.

Canadians have long relied on award-winning anchor and journalist Peter Mansbridge to inform and enlighten us, whether at the helm of The National or on Mansbridge One on One, his weekly interview show.

In this, his first book, he collects the most illuminating and timely interviews from the past ten years, book-ending each with his behind-the-scenes recollections and anecdotes. Mansbridge acts as our guide as we get the inside story from prominent figures from all walks of life, including world leaders, music legends and sports heroes.

Among the more than 40 interviewees included in the book are:
Bill Clinton
Sidney Crosby
Bill Gates
Diana Krall
Benjamin Netanyahu
Barack Obama
Shimon Peres
Desmond Tutu
Brian Wilson


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An excellent read. I was expecting to be bored at some point, but it was all so interesting and I learned a lot. I enjoyed all the interviews, but I enjoyed the introductions to the interviews and ... Read full review

Contents

Irmud1ati0n
16
Diana Krall
36
Karlheinz Schreiber
43
The Aga Khan
59
Bill Clinton
181
Paul Watson
191
Ellen Joh nsonSirleaf
209
South Africa
224
The Dalai Lima
233
First Nations
239
Israeli
265
Rex Murphy
272
The Hockey Players
282
The Prime Ministers
320
Barack Obama
330
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Peter Mansbridge is the Chief Correspondent of CBC News. He anchors CBC’s flagship nightly news program, The National, and all CBC News specials. He is also the host of CBC Newsworld’s Mansbridge One on One. During a decorated career, he has received 12 Gemini Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism.


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