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Joe Schlesinger on his 1990 autobiography

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Joe Schlesinger, who has been a reporter for over 40 years, has written a book about his experiences.  He talks to CBC Midday host Valerie Pringle about how his life influenced his career choice -- "now I chase the news, in those days the news chased me."  He shares an anecdote from a trip to China, and talks about ending the book with his return to the "fairy tale city" of Prague.  They discuss the difficulty of facing his past in the process of writing about it.

Broadcast Medium: Television
Program: Midday
Broadcast Date: Nov. 26, 1990
Host: Ralph Benmergui
Interviewer: Valerie Pringle
Guest: Joe Schlesinger
Duration: 9:31

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