Journalist and author Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the modern news landscape, his various writing endeavors and his show “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell.”
Lawrence O’Donnell hosts “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” on MSNBC. His background in politics, entertainment and news leads to lively discussions as he addresses the biggest issues and most compelling stories of the day. Among other political positions, O’Donnell served as Senior Advisor to Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan from 1989 through 1992. He is an Emmy Award-winning executive producer and writer for the NBC series “The West Wing,” and creator and executive producer of the NBC series, Mister Sterling. Born in Boston, O’Donnell is a graduate of Harvard College.
Author Amy Bloom talks about her writing process, background in psychotherapy and latest novel, “White Houses.”
Amy Bloom is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, three collections of short stories, a children’s book and a collection of essays. She has been a nominee for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Bloom has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, O Magazine and Vogue.
Journalist Yamiche Alcindor talks about covering the 2016 election, writing for The New York Times and reporting for “PBS NewsHour.”
Yamiche Alcindor is the White House correspondent for the “PBS NewsHour” and a contributor for NBC and MSNBC. Before joining “NewsHour,” she worked as a national political reporter for The New York Times where she covered Congress and wrote about the impact of President Donald Trump’s policies on working-class people and people of color. She earned a master’s degree in broadcast news and documentary filmmaking from New York University and a bachelor’s in English, government and African American studies from Georgetown University.