TITLE: David McCullough: 2011 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: David McCullough
EVENT DATE: 2011/09/25
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 40 minutes
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Historian and author David McCullough appears at the 2011 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has called David McCullough the "citizen chronicler" for his meticulously researched and beautifully written historical books, such as the Pulitzer Prize winners "Truman" and "John Adams," the latter of which became an Emmy Award-winning miniseries on HBO. He is also a two-time winner of the National Book Award, for "The Path Between the Seas" and "Mornings on Horseback." His newest book is "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" (Simon & Schuster). McCullough has also received the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2011