Wed, Mar 23, 2011 -- 10:00 AM

David Brooks: 'The Social Animal'

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David Brooks speaks on NBC's "Meet the Press."
Alex Wong/Getty
David Brooks speaks on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Part narrative and part social commentary, New York Times columnist David Brooks' new book, "The Social Animal," explores the world of human motivations. Through his fictional characters Harold and Erica, Brooks seeks to illustrate the web of emotional and societal influences which guide and govern our behavior and relationships. He joins us in the studio.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • David Brooks, New York Times columnist, PBS NewsHour commentator, and author of "The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement," "Bobos in Paradise," and "On Paradise Drive"

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