Author Archives: Lesley Stahl

The New Testament of Anna Quindlen: The Lesley Stahl Interview

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and No. 1 New York Times bestselling author on her new novel Every Last One, Obama’s presidency, uppity Catholic women and more … LESLEY STAHL: We’re here to talk about Anna Quindlen’s gloriously written, fabulous new book, Every Last One, which I deeply, deeply love and recommend for everybody listening and […]

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The Lesley Stahl Interview: 'Rattling the Cage' With Maria Bartiromo

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As Bartiromo’s new book hits shelves, the two journalists address their roles in the financial crisis, reaching for the top, balancing life and more … LESLEY STAHL: Maria Bartiromo, thank you so much for being with us on wowOwow.com. MARIA BARTIROMO: Hi, Lesley, thanks for having me. LESLEY: We’re thrilled. You are the first person […]

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Andrew Ross Sorkin – Blame and Rewarding Failure: The Lesley Stahl Interview

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The bestselling author of Too Big to Fail reveals the most shocking moments in the economic crisis, responds to critics and looks to our financial fate. Editor’s Note: Andrew Ross Sorkin is a New York Times financial columnist, the editor of Dealbook, a popular financial blog, and most recently, the author of Too Big to […]

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No Slacks in the Office: Gail Collins and Lesley Stahl Relive the Birth of Feminism

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With the release of When Everything Changed, Gail Collins’s new book, Lesley and Gail recount the amazing revolution of American women from 1960 to the present … from female-free airplane routes to Gloria Steinem’s reaction to Sarah Palin’s brand of feminism. LESLEY: So, Gail Collins, thank you very much for joining us today to talk […]

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Don Hewitt, My Boss at ’60 Minutes,’ by Lesley Stahl

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Don made coming to work fun. He made everything urgent, and loud – with his stamina, zing and passion. His enthusiasm spurted and gurgled out of him, and he infused “60 Minutes” with that staccato personality. But he also gave us his values and sensibilities, which were, at heart, those of a newsman. I’m often […]

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The Lesley Stahl Interview: Christiane Amanpour, at the Height of the Iranian Election Crisis

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Editor’s Note: CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour joined Lesley Stahl this morning for a wOw exclusive interview, in which these incredible journalists cover topics ranging from reporting on the crisis in Iran to the counterintuitively dominant role of women there to Christiane’s Iranian upbringing with her “accidental refugee” family. Read on. LESLEY STAHL: Christiane, […]

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‘From Struggle to Grace’: Arianna Huffington Levels With Lesley Stahl

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The co-founder and editor-in-chief of Huffington Post joins Lesley Stahl to talk about Elizabeth Edwards, Obama and the economy, her last incarnation and more. LESLEY STAHL: Arianna Huffington, thank you. Welcome to wowOwow. You’re the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post; you’ve written 12 books; you’re a political commentator. One does not know even […]

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Lesley Stahl Talks to Director of National Institute on Aging About HBO’s ‘The Alzheimer’s Project,’ Hope and More

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As HBO’s ‘The Alzheimer’s Project’ airs, NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes talks to wOw’s Lesley Stahl about this long-dreaded disease, the science behind it and the hope ahead.

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Lesley Stahl: My Hair Is Sprayed With Cement!

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We asked Lesley Stahl, Mary Wells, Jane Wagner and Sheila Nevins about their hair, its care and feeding. LESLEY: When I get up and do my hair, I spray it so completely — with cement — that if you called me at five o’clock it would still be cement. I’d be able to run out. […]

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Mika Brzezinski Tells Lesley Stahl: My Departure From CBS Was Pretty Ugly

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Mika Brzezinski just published her memoir, All Things at Once. In an interview with wOw’s Lesley Stahl last year, the “Morning Joe” co-host spoke about balancing career and family — and how she was “going to be brutally, painfully, embarrassingly honest” in her memoir. Read on … LESLEY: So, Mika Brzezinski, we are delighted and […]

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