Path Between The Seas

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both...

Truman [abridged]

TrumanDavid McCulloughQuestions and Topics For Discussion  Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884.  Nearly twenty years prior, Anderson Truman freed his five slaves,...

The Johnstown Flood

The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.At the end of the...

Brave Companions

From Alexander von Humboldt to Charles and Anne Lindbergh, these are stories of people of great vision and daring whose achievements continue to inspire us today, brilliantly told...

The Path Between The Seas: The Creation Of The Panama Canal, 1870-1914 [abridged]

The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870-1914 by David McCullough Reader's Group Guide 1. The relations between Panamanians and the canal builders...

The Greater Journey: Americans In Paris [abridged]

This reading group guide for The Greater Journey includes an introduction, discussion questions, and ideas for enhancing your book club. The suggested questions are intended to...

The Great Bridge: The Epic Story Of The Building Of The Brooklyn Bridge

The Great Bridge by David McCullough Reader's Group Guide 1. In 1869, conversations about the Brooklyn Bridge took a more serious tone and there was much opposition. "The...

The Greater Journey

History expert David McCullough speaks with The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik about his latest book, The Greater Journey, which details the impact generations of Americans travelling...

David McCullough: The Greater Journey

Author and historian David McCullough has explored the French influence on American life throughout his career. Jeffrey Brown and McCullough discuss the 19th century artists and...

You Are Not Special

David McCullough, Jr.'s high school commencement address of 2012, dubbed "You Are Not Special," was a tonic for children, parents, and educators alike. With wit and a...

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