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    Life Portrait of John Adams

    In the second in a series on American presidents, John Adams' life and career were discussed. Mr. McCullough talked about President Adams, as well as his home, library, and…

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    Q&A with David McCullough, Part One

    David McCullough talked about his newest book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. The book focuses on a group of Americans who spent time living in Paris between 1830 and 1900 to…

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    Book Discussion on Truman

    Mr. McCullough discussed his book, Truman published by Simon and Schuster. He discussed his research for the book, which is an exhaustive biography of the former president,…

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    In Depth with David McCullough

    Mr. McCullough talked about his writings and his career and responded to audience telephone calls. He is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian whose books include, Truman, The…

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    Boston College Commencement Address

    David McCullough delivered the commencement address to the graduating students of Boston College at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.

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    John F. Kennedy Commemorative Ceremony in Dallas

    On the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas, Texas, the city honored the president with a commemorative ceremony, including speeches by historian David…

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    Q&A with David McCullough

    David McCullough was interviewed about his life and work as an historian and author of many publications including his most recent book, 1776, published by Simon and Schuster. 

    The…

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    Book Discussion on The Greater Journey

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. He responded to questions from members of the audience.
    This was an event in the History and Biography…

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    Q&A with David McCullough, Part Two

    David McCullough talked about his newest book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. The book focuses on a group of Americans who spent time living in Paris between 1830 and 1900 to…

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    Book Discussion on The Greater Journey

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications as well as to questions from members of…

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    Teaching Constitutional History

    Explaining the Constitution and encouraging students to have an interest in America’s founding can be difficult for many teachers. Next, radio talk show host Diane Rehm moderates…

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    Book Discussion on John Adams

    Mr. McCullough, author of the book John Adams published by Simon and Schuster, delivered a speech entitled “The Enduring Examples of John and Abigail Adams” at the 201st…

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    The Life of Senator Ted Kennedy

    Historian David McCullough talked about his friendship with Senator Ted Kennedy, their mutual love of history, and Senator Kennedy’s life. He responded to questions submitted by…

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    Book Discussion on 1776

    David McCullough talked about his book, 1776, published by Simon and Schuster, and George Washington’s legacy. The book chronicled the military side of the American Revolution,…

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    Architecture and History

    Next on American History TV, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough on architecture and history. He talks about the influence of European culture on architects and architecture…

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    Congress Celebrates 200th Anniversary

    The House and Senate met jointly to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the U.S. Congress. Remarks by leaders are followed by the unveiling of commemorative stamps.

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    George Washington Presidential Library Grand Opening

    The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association hosted a grand opening ceremony at The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington more than two hundred years after George…

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    The Character of President Truman

    In the first of of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Truman biographer McCullough discussed the life…

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    Book Discussion on Journey Through Hallowed Ground

    At The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s Annual Meeting, held at James Madison’s Montpelier, the forthcoming book, Journey Through Hallowed Ground: Birthplace of the…

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    Panama Canal: Past and Future, Day 1

    Before the official transfer of control of the Panama Canal to Panamanian authorities, the history and operations of the canal were discussed. Mr. McCullough talked about the…

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