By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues
On Thursday, I had the pleasure of interviewing Charlie Rose, the acclaimed journalist and host of Charlie Rose, the nightly PBS program. Charlie has interviewed everyone who is anyone, from Barack Obama to Bono; from Madeleine Albright to Meryl Streep.
We had a lively conversation about what he calls his “great and glorious life” – fueled by a burning curiosity about the world. Charlie talks about the economy, Silicon Valley’s role in creating a better future, what Sergey Brin, Larry Page and other Silicon Valley visionaries have in common, and how he’s embracing technology to promote his show. Did you know he’s planning to join Twitter?
We also discussed:
How does he prepare for an interview?
His opinion of Barack Obama and this tough economy
Did his insatiable curiosity get him in trouble as a child?
What’s his dream for the future?
Charlie’s plans for a true global conversation
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