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American historian and authorwd:Q374610
country of citizenship: United States of America
languages spoken, written or signed: American English, English
educated at: Shady Side Academy, Yale University, Davenport College
occupation: historian, biographer, writer, journalist
award received: Guggenheim Fellowship, National Book Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Humanities Medal, Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, St. Louis Literary Award, Helmerich Award, Jefferson Lecture, Library of Congress Living Legend, Lionel Gelber Prize, Newberry Library Award, Charles Frankel Prize, AAAS Fellow, Francis Parkman Prize, honorary doctor of the University of Miami, Honorary doctorate from Brown University, honorary doctor of the Northeastern University, Carl Sandburg Literary Award
influenced by: Robert Louis Stevenson, Thornton Wilder, N. C. Wyeth, Barbara W. Tuchman
David Gaub McCullough (; born July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, popular historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award.Born and raised in Pittsburgh, McCullough earned a degree in English literature from Yale University. His first book was The Johnstown Flood (1968); and he has since written nine more on such topics as Harry S. Truman, John Adams, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Wright brothers. McCullough has also narrated numerous documentaries, such as The Civil War by Ken Burns, as well as the 2003 film Seabiscuit; and he hosted American Experience for twelve years.
McCullough's two Pulitzer Prize–winning books, Truman and John Adams, have been adapted by HBO into a TV film and a miniseries, respectively.
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author: Theodore K. Rabb, Caleb Carr, David McCullough, Tom Wicker, Victor Davis Hanson, James M. McPherson, Thomas Fleming, Cecelia Holland, Andrew Roberts, John Lukacs, Antony Beevor, Ted Morgan, Robert Dallek