WK 7 20 Feb

What makes a good interview?

Ed Bradley


No read/watch materials or pitches this week!

Instead, you'll apply the research skills you've learned to part two of this course: interviews.

Extra-credit assignment #1 is due today.

Lecture / Q&A

Researching, writing, and briefing questions. Designing question sets. The golden rule of interviews.

WK 7 Detail


  • Intro to interview guests: Judge Edwin Lombard and Xavier University President Reynold Verret
  • Brainstorm topics, questions


  • We'll watch a video clip from "The Desegregation Generation" and then put together question sets for Tessie Prevost, Leona Tate, and Gail Etienne, the three women who, as six-year-old girls, integrated New Orleans schools.


  • No read/watch materials or pitches this week
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