Editor's Note: HBO has announced that after 35 years with the company Sheila Nevins will be stepping down as President of HBO Documentary Films in early 2018. It will be the end of an era in the pay-cable and documentary filmmaking businesses. As such, it puts our recently published interview with her -- the last one she gave before this historic decision was made -- in a new perspective. If you missed it when it was first published, please read and enjoy. For anyone already familiar with it a second look may offer fresh insights as Nevins prepares for her next act.