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The Course of Human Events

The Course of Human Events

The 2003 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities

In this short speech, the master historian tracks the founding fathers’ and his own fascination with all things historical.
  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781439190012 | 
  • December 2009
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David McCullough
Photograph by William B. McCullough

David McCullough

David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback. His other acclaimed books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge and The Greater Journey. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award.

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