Q&A: Diana Henriques—How to Interview Bernie Madoff — Pursuit Magazine

Award-winning financial writer Diana Henriques was the first journalist to interview Madoff after his incarceration. She chronicled the unfolding scandal for the NYTimes and has written a masterful account of Madoff’s fraud and its global repercussions….

In part one of our Q&A, Henriques describes her strategies for interviewing a singularly accomplished liar like Madoff — how to talk a gifted manipulator into agreeing to a face-to-face, how to separate truth from fiction, and how to steel yourself against a conman’s constant spin.

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