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May 29, 2011
David McCullough
Author, "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Part Two)
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: This is the second of a two-part Q&A program focusing on David McCullough's 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 United States. The second part of this interview features stories from more characters in the book including artists John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, George Caitlan, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Also featured are authors James Fenimore Cooper and Harriett Beecher Stowe, as well as Mary Putnam, who was the first American woman to get a degree in medicine from the French School of Medicine (Ecole de Medecine).





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