David McCullough

David McCullough appears in the following:

Brian Lehrer Live: News from the White House, David McCullough on the American Spirit, Scientists Take D.C.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Brian discussed the latest news with two White House correspondents, talked history with David McCullough, and previewed the March for Science.

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A Nation of Spectators

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pultizer-prize winning historian, David McCullough, discusses his latest book on 'The American Spirit' and his concerns in the Trump era.

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Up, Up and Away! The Genius of the Wright Brothers

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough talks about Wilbur and Orville Wright, and the way they changed history.

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Walking the Brooklyn Bridge with David McCullough

Monday, May 21, 2012

Historian David McCullough is known for his biographies of monumental American figures: John Adams, Theodore Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman. But McCullough second book, published in 1972,...


David McCullough on Americans in Paris

Monday, June 06, 2011

David McCullough tells the untold story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and thinkers who set off to work in Paris between 1830 and 1900, and how their achievements there profoundly altered American history. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris tells the stories of these pioneers, including Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor in America; James Fenimore Cooper and Samuel F. B. Morse; pianist Louis Moreau Gottschalk; Oliver Wendell Holmes; writers Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, and Henry James; and painters Mary Cassatt and John Singer Sargent, among others.

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Don't Know Much About History...

Friday, December 21, 2007

Historian David McCullough discusses the new edition of his best-seller 1776, and the importance of teaching history and reading.

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Reading at Risk

Friday, December 21, 2007

A National Endowment for the Arts report indicates that our country is reading less and less. Historian David McCullough weighs in on the importance of teaching literature. Then, The New Yorker’s Caleb Crain wonders what would happen if we dropped books for good. Plus, a look back at Joseph Bruno’s ...