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… read more

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 study, work, and further their vocation. By telling their story, McCullough shows the influence of French medicine, culture, art, and politics on the young United States. 

The Americans included Samuel F.B. Morse; James Fenimore Cooper; Charles Sumner; Elizabeth Blackwell who would go on to become the first female doctor in the U.S.; pianist Louis Gottschalk; Harriett Beecher Stowe; Henry James; John Singer Sargent; Thomas Edison; Henry Adams; and many more.

This was the first of a two-part interview. The program identification number for Part Two is 299417-2. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
299417-1
Category:
Q&A
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 22, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2014

Airing Details

  • May 22, 2011 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 22, 2011 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 23, 2011 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 02, 2011 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2011 | 6:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 13, 2012 | 2:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2012 | 7:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 15, 2012 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 14, 2014 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2014 | 6:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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