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‘Veep’ Executive Producer on DC: ‘Young People Jockeying for Power in Offices that Look Crummy’

“People outside of Washington, you know they come on high school trips, they think it’s all like movie sets.  They think it’s all like ‘The West Wing,” longtime political columnist Frank Rich, who is an executive producer on the new HBO series “Veep,” said in the first part of our “Media Beat” interview with him, talking about DC.

“In fact, it’s a lot of oftentimes young people jockeying for power, doing mundane jobs, trying to stab each other in the back… and often in offices that look crummy” (video below).

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Part 2: Frank Rich Compares New York Times and New York Magazine
Part 3: Frank Rich on the ‘Great Theater’ of Politics and Pop Culture

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