On his first show in the 8 PM time slot on MSNBC previously occupied by Keith Olbermann, Lawrence O’Donnell last night talked about what Olbermann’s tenure meant for the channel and for him personally. “I know that I now occupy a platform built for me by Keith Olbermann,”  he said. “Had he not built this show and welcomed me to it, I would be at home tonight watching, I don’t know, the Real Housewives of somewhere.” Here is the video:

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