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  • emThe Greater Journeyem
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    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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    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 anniversary of the…

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  • National Book Festival Gala
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    National Book Festival Gala

    First lady Bush, Mr. Billington, and several of the authors appearing at the fifth annual National Book Festival spoke at a gala inside the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress.…

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  • Presidential Biographies
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    Presidential Biographies

    Mr. McCullough spoke about the importance of beginnings, both in life and in books. He spoke about what inspired him to start writing books, and he also spoke about his love for writing and…

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  • National Book Festival Gala
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    National Book Festival Gala

    President and Mrs. Bush attended the National Book Festival Gala in the Coolidge Auditorium in the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. President Bush did not speak at the event.…

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  • Library of Congress 200th Birthday
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    Library of Congress 200th Birthday

    Footage of the reception celebrating the bicentennial of the Library of Congress and the opening of the Thomas Jefferson exhibition was shown. Speakers talked about the important role that…

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