Must-see morning clip: George Packer on the decline of American institutions

The New Yorker writer discusses his new book, "The Unwinding"


Prachi Gupta
May 17, 2013 5:25PM (UTC)

New Yorker writer George Packer stopped by "The Daily Show" to discuss his new book, "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America," which aims to create a portrait of the power of American people and institutions over a generation. Jon Stewart describes it as "a non-fiction book that reads like a documentary film."

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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