John Lithgow: A Confederacy of Dumptys

Commonwealth Club of California – Oct 20, 2021

Commonwealth Club of California
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John Lithgow’s acclaimed acting career has seen him star in shows like “3rd Rock from the Sun” and “The Crown” and films such as Bombshell and The World According to Garp.

In his newest collection of satirical poems and illustrations, Lithgow expertly tracks the dark and lyrical stories of 25 “American Scoundrels.”

Join us as award-winning actor, author and illustrator John Lithgow presents the stories of both long-forgotten figures and the bad actors of today.


Photo by Robert Zuckerman.

OCTOBER 7, 2021


John Lithgow
Actor; Author and Illustrator, A Confederacy of Dumptys: Portraits of American Scoundrels in Verse

Melissa Caen
Attorney; Political Analyst

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