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First Word: June 17, 2011

First Word: June 17, 2011

06/17/11 08:00PM

Some Liberals aren't happy with the president. Dan Choi really isn't happy with the president and tonight he's here to tell me why. watch

Georgia’s new immigration law

Georgia’s new immigration law

06/17/11 08:00PM

Georgia's former governor, Republican Sonny Perdue, says his state's new law makes Georgia look unwelcoming to anyone of color. Professor of sociology at Georgetown, Michael Eric Dyson, joins The Last Word with more. watch

Is the war on drugs worth it?

Is the war on drugs worth it?

06/17/11 08:00PM

Today is the 40th anniversary of America's longest war, the war on drugs. Is it working? MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell gets analysis from Michelle Alexander, an associate professor of law at Ohio State University. watch

The war on drugs: a lost cause?

06/17/11 05:24PM

We’re devoting tonight’s D-block to the subject of drugs. President Nixon launched the war on drugs 40 years ago. But a new report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy — composed of former presidents, prime ministers and other worldwide leaders — suggests these crackdowns have done more harm than good. The report says usage has actually... read more

Lawrence hosting 'Erasing Hate' doc

06/17/11 04:20PM

Can someone who has known nothing but violence and bigotry, change his life when the evidence of his past is permanently etched on his face? Lawrence will host this new msnbc documentary, "Erasing Hate," on Sunday June 26 at 9 pm ET.The piece chronicles Bryon Widner, a former skinhead. While most skinheads are known for sporting... read more

First Word: June 17, 2011

06/17/11 03:22PM

A look at stories catching our attention. What headlines are you clicking on today?Progressives ‘break up’ with ObamaWhite House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer defends record to NetrootsJimmy Carter: call off the global drug warDid AARP agree to put Social Security on the chopping blockTim Pawlenty goes after Mitt Romney, part... read more

Behind Rick Perry's prayer rally

06/16/11 10:50PM

Senior fellow for People For the American Way, Peter Montgomery, joins The Last Word with an exclusive report on the people behind Texas Governor Rick Perry's religious-focused event. read more

Anthony Weiner leaves office

Anthony Weiner leaves office

06/16/11 08:00PM

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to The Huffington Post’s Alex Wagner and Politico’s Maggie Haberman about the resignation and the circus atmosphere surrounding today's press conference. watch

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Lawrence O’Donnell brings his extraordinary background in politics and entertainment to “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” airing weeknights on MSNBC. Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of “The West Wing,” O’Donnell gives the last word and rewrites the most compelling stories of the day.

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