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… read more

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 study, work, and further their vocation. By telling their story, Mr. 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 second of a two-part interview. The program identification number for Part One is 299417-1. close

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May 29, 2011 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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Aug 14, 2014 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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