65 minutes | Nov 9, 2021

584: Anderson Cooper | The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) is a broadcast journalist, political commentator, 18-time Emmy Award winner, and author of Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty.

What We Discuss with Anderson Cooper:
  • How Anderson got his start in broadcast journalism without relying on his famous, wealthy family connections.
  • Why experiencing the loss of a parent early in life drew Anderson toward learning how to survive in extreme circumstances and report in places torn by conflict.
  • What growing up scrutinized by media in the wake of family tragedy taught Anderson about being an empathetic journalist from the other side of the lens.
  • How Anderson harnesses his self-described innate awkwardness for establishing rapport with people who have already been interviewed from every angle (like Eminem).
  • What a real journalist is prepared to do during a breaking news segment when the teleprompter goes dark.
  • And much more...

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