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The Tim McKernan Show

May 13, 2018

The long-time 60 Minutes correspondent recently co-authored a biography of Tiger Woods, and joins Tim to discuss both the book and the state of modern journalism.


  • How did he envision the project when first undertaking this book
  • Mark O’Meara as a critical interview & his relationship w/ Tiger
  • The role Tiger’s parents played in manufacturing the grown man
  • How one moment at the 1996 U.S. Amateur defined two careers
  • Determining the tone and strategy for chronicling Tiger’s sex life
  • Thoughts on criticism from Tiger’s camp and Bill Clinton’s aide
  • How does sports journalism right now compare to recent decades
  • Why so much work went into compiling the book’s source notes


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