John Dickerson

John Dickerson is a CBS senior national correspondent and Chief Political Analyst. He is also a Contributing Writer to The Atlantic and is co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

Lithgow interview from 2019

John Lithgow on his new play, “Stories by Heart,” and playing Churchill


This interview for the CBS This Morning podcast is from 2018 and it is still one of my favorites.

“My favorite podcast this year was talking to John Lithgow. We were in his green room right before his amazing one man show. We talked about Shakespeare, we talked about acting, we talked about creativity. It was just a great conversation and it was lot of fun,” Dickerson said.

Actor John Lithgow and “CBS This Morning” co-host John Dickerson

Dickerson chats with actor John Lithgow at the American Airlines Theatre before a performance of his one-man Broadway show, “Stories by Heart.” They discuss the deep personal significance behind the play, the three keys to pulling go a successful Shakespeare production and the preparation he undertook to play Winston Churchill in “The Crown.”

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