Book Discussion on America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and the show’s Head Writer David Javerbaum, and its… read more
Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and the show’s Head Writer David Javerbaum, and its Executive Producer, Ben Karlin talked about their book America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction, published by Warner Books. The book is in textbook style and is a satirical look at American history, public policy, and the voting process. After the discussion, the authors answered questions from members of the audience.
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- Ed Helms Comedian Comedy Central->Daily Show
- David J. Javerbaum Head Writer
- Ben Karlin Executive Producer
- Katie Sanderson Coordinator New York Public Library
- Jon Stewart Host Comedy Central->Daily Show
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