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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Truman Presidency 50th Anniversary

    President Clinton, former presidents, and others paid tribute to President Truman’s leadership during the end of World War Two and the beginning of the Cold War. He became…

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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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    Re-Opening of the National Museum of American History

    President Bush spoke at a ceremony marking the re-opening of the National Museum of American History, which had been closed for renovations since September 5, 2006. The museum would be open…

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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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    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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    Presidential Medal of Freedom

    During a ceremony President Bush praised the recipients and presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the honorees as their citations were read. The Presidential Medal of Freedom…

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    Mount Vernon Museum Opening Ceremony

    David McCullough made the keynote address at opening ceremonies for the Ford Orientation Center and Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center at Mount Vernon. Roger Mudd acted as…

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    John Adams Book Group Discussion

    A book group met in the Damascus branch library to discuss David McCullough’s biography John Adams, published by Simon and Schuster. In the book David McCullough described the…

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    U.S-France Relations from an Historical Perspective

    At the Harvard Club, David McCullough spoke about the relationship between the United States and France from a cultural and historical perspective. He discussed the effect of the…

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    Book Discussion on 1776

    Inside the Texas State Capitol, David McCullough talked about his book, 1776, published by Simon and Schuster. He read from a brief passage that introduced the soldiers of the…

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