PBS NewsHour

David Brooks on emerging from isolation into 'moral renewal'

Clip: 04/16/2019 | 7m 1s Video has closed captioning.

In his new book, "The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life," New York Times columnist and NewsHour regular David Brooks explores the current American cultural moment, in which he argues we have become self-centered and cognitive at the expense of joy and community. Brooks sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss his personal struggles with social isolation and his choice to be "broken open."

Aired: 04/16/19

Rating: NR

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