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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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  • QA with David McCullough
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    Q&A with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, a selection of his speeches going back to 1989.

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  • Open Phones with David McCullough
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    Open Phones with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book, The Wright Brothers, and responded to viewer calls. He was interviewed at the 15th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E. Washington…

    1,736 views
  • US Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award
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    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award

    David McCullough received the U.S. Capitol Historical Society Freedom Award and delivered remarks. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Mr. McCullough’s achievements, including two…

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  • QA with David McCullough Part One
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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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    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 the…

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  • emThe Great Bridgeem
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    The Great Bridge

    Mr. McCullough discussed his book, The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge, published by Simon and Schuster. The book describes the 1869 to 1883 project to build the bridge,…

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  • emJourney Through Hallowed Groundem
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    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 American…

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    Posterity

    Ms. Lawson introduced several fellow authors, who read selected letters from her new book, Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children, published by Doubleday. Panelists, including…

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  • In Depth with David McCullough
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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 Johnstown Flood, Mornings on Horseback, The Great…

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  • Political Historians Roundtable
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    Political Historians' Roundtable

    Mr. Will, Mr. McCullough, and Mr. Halberstam spoke about their work as political historians. The 90 minute conversation, moderated by Brian Lamb, featured personal stories and anecdotes. Mr. Will, a weekly…

    963 views
  • Monticello Independence Day
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    Monticello Independence Day

    The C-SPAN School Bus visited the 32nd annual Independence Day celebration at the home of Thomas Jefferson in Monticello, Virginia. David McCullough gave the keynote speech at the ceremony…

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  • Civic Education Initiative
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    Civic Education Initiative

    On the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, President Bush announced a civic education initiative to improve students' knowledge of U.S. history.

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  • Historical Biography
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    Historical Biography

    Mr. McCullough told students about his presidential biography, Truman, and about the writing of history and research techniques. He discussed the importance of history and its benefits to society. He…

    287 views
  • The Books That Changed My Life
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    The Books That Changed My Life

    Mr. McCullough spoke about the various books which had had an impact on his life. He read a portion of the first book he purchased and talked about historians who had influenced his work.…

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  • John Adams Memorial
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    John Adams Memorial

    Historians and lawmakers spoke to reporters about proposed legislation to establish a memorial to President John Adams. Following their remarks they answered questions from reporters.

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  • Postwar US History
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    Postwar U.S. History

    Mr. McCullough spoke about the challenges of the Cold War, especially during its beginning phases. He emphasized that the American people must decide on their national purpose for today and…

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  • Why History
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    Why History?

    Mr. McCullough, author of a best-selling biography of former President Harry Truman, delivered the O’Neill lecture at the National Archives on his interest in history and his career as a…

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  • Highlight of Bicentennial Joint Session
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    Highlight of Bicentennial Joint Session

    On March 2, 1989 a joint session of Congress was held in the House of Representatives chamber of the Capitol to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first meeting of Congress in New York…

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