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Chicago / Turabian - Notes & Bibliography: Interviews & Personal Communication

Unpublished Interview

Tip: Unpublished interviews are usually cited in-text or in notes and not in the bibliography.

 

Footnote or endnote:
    1. First Name Last Name, Interviewer, Date, Place of Interview.

Example: 
   
1. Jane Smith (college student), in discussion with the author, October 2019, Glen Ellyn, IL.

Published Interview

Footnote or endnote:
     2. First Name Last Name, “Title of Interview,” interview by First Name Last Name, Journal or Magazine Title, Volume number, Issue number (Date): page(s).
Example:
    2. Ta-Nehisi Coates, “Perspectives on the First Black Presidency: A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates,” interview by Patrick Boateng II, Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy (January 2013): 75-80. 

 

Bibliography entry:
Last Name, First Name. "Title of Interview." By First Name Last Name. Journal or Magazine Title, Volume number, Issue        number (Date): page(s).
Example:
Coates, Ta-Nehisi. “Perspectives on the First Black Presidency: A Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates.” By Patrick Boateng II. Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy (January 2013): 75–80. 

Broadcast Interview

Footnote or endnote:
    3. First Name Last Name, interview by First Name Last Name, Title of Broadcasting Program, Production Company, Date.
Example:
    3. Steven Spielberg, interview by Katie Couric, Good Morning America, ABC News, December 14, 2011, https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/spielberg-returns-directing-war-horse-15152627.

 

Bibliography entry:
Last Name, First Name. Title of Broadcasting Program. By First Name Last Name. Production Company. Date.
Example:
Spielberg, Steven. Good Morning America. By Katie Couric. ABC News. December 14, 2011. https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/spielberg-returns-directing-war-horse-15152627.

 

Personal Communication

Tip: Personal communications are usually cited in-text or in notes and not in the bibliography. Contact information is generally not included.

 

Footnote or endnote:
    4. First Name Last Name, medium, Date.

Example:
    
4. Susan Jones, letter to author, June 14, 2018.

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