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Kimberly Dozier: The FishbowlDC Interview

KDozier_3.8.jpgSay hello to CBS’ Kimberly Dozier. She is the author of “Breathing Fire.”

What word do you routinely misspell? Lesley

What’s the name of your cell phone ring? Rainforest

What time did you get up this morning? 615am

When did you last cry and why? Last week, after giving Good Will the clothes my mom will never be able to wear again.

How many emails do you receive a day, roughly? 100.

What’s your favorite letter? Whichever one I pull out first, from the huge box of letters folks sent me two years ago at Bethesda Naval Hospital.

What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? CBS News/60 Minutes Tel Aviv cameraman Chris Albert.

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When’s the last time you volunteered? Where? Couple weeks back, visiting folks at Walter Reed.

Who is your favorite active journalist? Tom Ricks.

What did you have for breakfast? Triple shot espresso macchiato, foam to top.

What one toiletry item could you not live without? Waterproof eyeliner.

If you could have one super power, which one would it be? Omniscience.

Red or white wine? Red, red, red.

PG-13 or R? R, with action.

Lincoln, Jefferson or Washington Memorial? Lincoln, with moonlight.

Leg or breast (chicken, of course) Breast.

Friday night or Saturday night? Saturday, after work.

“Wedding Crashers” or “Old School” Wedding Crashers.

The Palm or Cafe Milano? Charlie Palmer.

Yankees or Red Sox? Red Sox, unless they’re playing the O’s

Jenna or Barbara? C’mon.

McSteamy or McDreamy? Who?

Leno or Letterman? Leno. (Sorry, Dave.)

Stewart or Colbert? Stewart.

Boxers or briefs? Hello? Boxers.

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