George Packer is an American journalist, novelist, and playwright. He is best known for his writings for 'The New Yorker' about U.S. foreign policy and for his book 'The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq'. He also wrote 'The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America', covering the history of America from 1978 to 2012. That book won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in November 2013. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
George Packer has 21 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2013 with eight videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 1,411 views per program. Most appearances with Daniel "Dan" J. Balz (2), Glenn Frankel (2), Peter Slen (2). Most common tags: Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), U.S. History, Culture.