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May 22, 2011
David McCullough
Author, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Part One)
Q&A Podcasts
David McCullough BIO:
CURRENTLY:
·Historian and Author

PREVIOUS BOOKS:
·In The Dark Streets Shineth: A 1941 Christmas Eve Story" (2010)
·1776 (2005)
·John Adams (2001)-Winner of Pulitzer Prize
·Truman (1992)-Winner of Pulitzer Prize
·Brave Companions (1992)
·Mornings on Horseback (1981)-Winner of National Book Award
·The Path Between the Seas (1977)-Winner of National Book Award
·The Great Bridge (1972)
·The Johnstown Flood (1968)

EDUCATION
·1951 from Yale (English Literature)

PERSONAL
·Wife Rosalee, 5 Children



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Info: Our guest is historian David McCullough. This is the first of a two-part Q&A program focusing on 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, 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 America, pianist Louis Gottschalk, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Henry James, John Singer Sargent, Thomas Edison, Henry Adams, and many more.





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