Katie Couric interviews George Lucas, 1999

Here’s Katie Couric’s three-part interview with George Lucas, promoting The Phantom Menace in 1999 on MSNBC.

In Part One, Lucas discusses producing the first Star Wars film in 16 years.


In Part Two, Couric admits she finds it hard to understand Jar Jar:


In Part Three, Couric and Lucas talk about movie violence:


Update: The videos in the links above have since been removed but a later interview covering Revenge of the Sith, which apparently was first broadcast on The Today Show, May 23, 2005, can be downloaded here.