The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America

A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction

By Jon Stewart (Read by); Thomas Jefferson (Foreword by)

Time Warner AudioBooks, Compact Disc, Abridged, 9781586217013

Publication Date: September 20, 2004

Description
Jon Stewart, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The Daily Show," and his coterie of patriots deliver a hilarious look at American government . . . Termed a "political king-maker" by Newsweek, and "the Dan Rather of infotainment" by Vanity Fair, Jon Stewart, along with the writers of "The Daily Show," combines his riotous wit and razor-sharp insight in this hilarious book.American-style democracy is the world's most beloved form of government, which explains why so many other nations are eager for us to impose it on them. But what is American democracy?In America (The Book), Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" writing staff offer their insights into our unique system of government, dissecting its institutions, explaining its history and processes, and exploring the reasons why concepts like "One man, one vote," "Government by the people," and "Every vote counts" have become such popular urban myths.


About the Author
Jon Stewart has hosted his own critically acclaimed late-night talk show, starred in his own HBO special, " Unleavened, " and played himself on the cult hit "The Larry Sanders Show" Stewart lives in New York City.

Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd president of the United States. William Peden is professor emeritus of English at the University of Missouri.