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photoHe has been called the "citizen chronicler" by the Librarian of Congress James Billington. While at Yale as an undergraduate, David McCullough was inspired to become a writer and historian after meeting Thornton Wilder.

Pulitzer Prize-winning David McCullough is the author of books ranging in subject matter from presidential biographies to a history of the Panama Canal.

Tune in to hear a conversation with McCullough about America's lack of historical knowledge and its place in the world.

Guests:

David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author.

This program aired on December 21, 2004.

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