‘Playing With Fire Author’ Lawrence O’Donnell in Conversation with Tom Johnson at Next Open Book/Open Mind


On Sunday, February 4th, 2018, Lawrence O’Donnell, MSNBC host of The Last Word, will discuss his new book Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics.

Lawrence O’Donnell hosts “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” on MSNBC relying on his background in politics, entertainment and news, to provide the last word on the biggest issues and most compelling stories of the day. Before becoming a political analyst, he was 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.” Mr. O’Donnell also served as Senior Advisor to Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

O’Donnell will be in conversation with award-winning news producer and Montclair resident Tom Johnson. Mr. Johnson’s most recent work includes Showtime’s weekly documentary series, The Circus: Inside the Biggest Story on Earth. Previously, he was Executive Editor of Bloomberg Politics and Executive Producer of the nightly politics program, With All Due Respect. Prior to that he spent two decades at ABC News.

O’Donnell will sign his book at the end of the event. The hardcover copy of Playing with Fire is included in the admission ticket and coordinated by Watchung Booksellers. The Open Book/Open Mind series has been proudly supported by grants from The Montclair Foundation, and Investors Foundation.

Admission to this event is included with the $28 purchase of the hardcover book at this registration link with the assistance of Watchung Booksellers: https://etapestry.com/O’Donnell

Open Book / Open Mind: Lawrence O’Donnell in Conversation with Tom Johnson
Posted on: January 5, 2018
Sunday February 4th, 4-5:30PM MPL Auditorium

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