"It is not a journalist's job to change the world. A journalist's job is to see what's happening in the world and report that to others, who will then change it."
About This Interview
Journalist/Anchor Jim Lehrer was interviewed for nearly three hours at his studio in Arlington, VA. Lehrer discussed such topics as: covering President Kennedy's assassination, the program Newsroom, his role as Public Affairs Coordinator at PBS, and his long-running news program The MacNeil/Lehrer Report (The MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour). The interview was conducted by Don Carleton on May 21, 2001.