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McCullough, David G.

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Most widely held works by David G McCullough
John Adams by David G McCullough( Book )

58 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 6,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles John Adams, an influential patriot during the American Revolution who became the nation's first vice president and second president
1776 by David G McCullough( Book )

55 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 6,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is the story of Americans in the ranks, men of every shape, size, and color, farmers, schoolteachers, shoemakers, no-accounts, and mere boys turned soldiers. And it is the story of the British commander, William Howe, and his highly disciplined redcoats who looked on their rebel foes with contempt and fought with a valor too little known. But it is the American commander-in-chief who stands foremost -- Washington, who had never before led an army in battle
Truman by David G McCullough( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 5,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on newly discovered archival material and extensive interviews with Truman's own family, friends, and Washington colleagues, McCullough tells the deeply moving story of the seemingly ordinary "man from Missouri" who was perhaps the most courageous president in our history
The path between the seas : the creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David G McCullough( Book )

44 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

97 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
The Wright brothers by David G McCullough( Book )

24 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history. But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened: the age of flight had begun, with the first heavier-than-air, powered machine carrying a pilot. Who were these men and how was it that they achieved what they did? Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success, they were men of exceptional courage and determination, and of far-ranging intellectual interests and ceaseless curiosity, much of which they attributed to their upbringing. The house they lived in had no electricity or indoor plumbing, but there were books aplenty, supplied mainly by their preacher father, and they never stopped reading. When they worked together, no problem seemed to be insurmountable. Wilbur was unquestionably a genius. Orville had such mechanical ingenuity as few had ever seen. That they had no more than a public high school education, little money and no contacts in high places, never stopped them in their mission to take to the air. Nothing did, not even the self-evident reality that every time they took off in one of their contrivances, they risked being killed. Historian David McCullough draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers, including private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and more than a thousand letters from private family correspondence to tell the human side of the Wright Brothers' story, including the little-known contributions of their sister, Katharine, without whom things might well have gone differently for them
The Great Bridge by David G McCullough( Book )

51 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 3,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed account of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge providing background on its engineering history as well as the political and social climate of the late-nineteenth century
1776 by David G McCullough( Recording )

53 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the intensely human story of the those who marched with George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence, when the whole American cause was riding on their success
The American heritage picture history of World War II by C. L Sulzberger( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and Croatian and held by 2,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive history of the war including 720 photographs and eyewitness accounts
The Johnstown flood by David G McCullough( Book )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A graphic account of the collapse of a poorly constructed dam and the resulting flood which killed 2,000 people and caused a nationwide scandal
Seabiscuit by Gary Ross( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A half-blind ex-prizefighter and mustang breaker team up with a millionaire and his rough-hewn, undersized horse, Seabiscuit. The men bring Seabiscuit to incredible heights, helping to turn a long shot into a legend. Eventually, Seabiscuit earns Horse of the Year honors in 1938
John Adams by David G McCullough( Recording )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who thought, wrote, and spoke out for the "Great Cause" come what might, who traveled far and wide in all seasons and often at extreme risk; and who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war
The Congress by Ari Folman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this elegant, penetrating and moving portrait of the United States Congress, filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. Narrated by David McCullough, the program employs historic film footage and interviews with insiders" including David Broker, Alistair Cooke and Cokie Roberts to detail the personalities, events and issues that have animated Congress' first 200 years."--Publisher's website
The Roosevelts : an Intimate History( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the
Brave companions : portraits in history by David G McCullough( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of men and women who have shaped the course of history or changed how we view the world
Abraham and Mary Lincoln : a house divided( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A six part program which examines the Lincolns' family life and marriage, Abraham Lincoln's presidency, and the Civil War era
The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God by Ken Burns( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 1,451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This revealing and poignant film by Ken Burns portrays 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by the recollections of the three surviving members of the faith, along with a wealth of archival material from over 40 collections. Explore every aspect of this strange and noble sect that produced some of the greatest architecture and furniture in American history
Brooklyn Bridge by Joan Jonas( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This award-winning program by filmmaker Ken Burns recaptures all the drama, the struggles and the personal tragedies behind this greatest of all achievements of America's industrial age. As this fascinating program reveals, it was the largest bridge of its era, marked by enormous construction problems and ingenious solutions."--Publisher's website
Mornings on horseback : the story of an extraordinary family, a vanished way of life, and the unique child who became Theodore Roosevelt by David G McCullough( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of Theodore Roosevelt from age ten to twenty-seven, focusing on the influence of his family relationships and experiences on his growth to manhood
The course of human events by David G McCullough( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws on personal correspondence of the author's lifetime investigation of history
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