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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 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…

    4,701 views
  • Architecture and History
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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 in…

    1,920 views
  • 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 telephone calls and electronic communications as well as to questions from members of the…

    1,609 views
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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…

    151 views
  • 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
  • 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…

    295 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.…

    555 views
  • 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.…

    285 views
  • Education and the Arts
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    Education and the Arts

    Mr. McCullough spoke about the need for education in the arts and humanities. He stressed that imagination and creativity should be more rewarded in our educational institutions rather than…

    44 views
  • Promoting the Arts and Humanities
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    Promoting the Arts and Humanities

    Mr. McCullough spoke about the need to stimulate creativity and imagination in the educational system the importance of financing such cultural institutions, such as museums and libraries.

    121 views