Chris Matthews, the host of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” spoke to a crowd of about 250 people Wednesday evening (June 27) as part of the Round House Theatre/Bethesda Magazine Speaker Series.

Matthews spoke about his new book, Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero., and about the 2012 election. Matthews was introduced by Steve Hull, Bethesda Magazine’s editor and publisher.

After his speech, Matthews signed copies of his book for attendees.