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August 7, 2005
David McCullough
Author & Historian
David McCullough BIO:
David McCullough's newest book, 1776, tells the story of those who marched with George Washington in the fateful year of the Declaration of Independence, including General Henry Knox.

BOOKS:
The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, The Path between the Seas, Mornings on Horseback, Brave Companions, Truman and John Adams

AWARDS:
Twice winner of the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize. For his work overall, he has been honored by the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal, and the New York Public Library's Literary Lion Award.

EDUCATION:
Graduated with honors in English literature from Yale University. He has received 38 honorary degrees.

OTHER:
· Past president of the Society of American Historians
· Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
· Editor, essayist, teacher, lecturer, and familiar presence on public television as host of Smithsonian World, The American Experience, & narrator of numerous documentaries including The Civil War and Napoleon.
· Narrator's voice in Seabiscuit.

PERSONAL:
Born in Pittsburgh. Lives in West Tisbury, Massachusetts with his wife Rosalee Barnes McCullough. They have five children and seventeen grandchildren.

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Info: Mr. McCullough discusses his life and work as a historian and author of many publications including his most recent book, 1776.

The interview took place at the Montpelier House, home of the General Henry Knox Museum in Thomaston, Maine.





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