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Full Show:  John Lithgow, ‘King Lear’ and Our Uncertain World | Moyers & Company | August 2014

As violent, disturbing images on the front pages confront us daily, reminders of the uncertain times we live in, we’re surrounded by productions of Shakespeare’s King Lear, the story of an elderly monarch losing strength and sanity, seeking order in chaos.

John Lithgow joins Bill to talk about the challenges and triumphs of playing Shakespeare’s greatest role, and why we are so drawn to the tale of this flawed, contradictory leader at this moment.