The Journalistic Profile: Full-Face

McDonald, Susan S.
January 1977
National Review;1/7/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p37
The article examines the implications of writer Norman Mailer's interview with U.S. President-elect Jimmy Carter. The distinctions between experienced and novice writers is noted, as well as the similarity between interviews and social acquaintanceship. A lot of things cannot be controlled by the interviewer, but Norman Mailer was apparently looked up to Carter that he reserved all cynicism for himself.


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