Jon Lovett

former Obama speechwriter

Guest

Former Obama speechwriter; television director and producer; co-creator of 1600 Penn

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1600 Penn  is a family comedy set in the White House. It features Josh Gad (Book of Mormon star) who co-created it with our guests, Jason Winer and Jon Lovett.

'1600 Penn'

1600 Penn is a family comedy set in the White House. It features Josh Gad (Book of Mormon star) who co-created it with our guests, Jason Winer and Jon Lovett.

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