On Monday night another group of journalists was allowed to interview her.
You have a beautiful name, by the way… This interview has been edited and condensed.
But the interview offered an intriguing peek at what a Boehner speakership might look like.
1510s, "face-to-face meeting, formal conference," from Middle French entrevue, verbal noun from s'entrevoir "to see each other, visit each other briefly, have a glimpse of," from entre- "between" (see inter-) + Old French voir "to see" (from Latin videre; see vision). Modern French interview is from English. Journalistic sense is first attested 1869 in American English.
The 'interview,' as at present managed, is generally the joint product of some humbug of a hack politician and another humbug of a newspaper reporter. ["The Nation," Jan. 28, 1869]
"to have a personal meeting," 1540s, from interview (n.). Related: Interviewed; interviewing.