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    David Gaub McCullough was an American popular historian. He was a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. In 2006, he was given the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, McCullough earned a degree in English … See more

    McCullough was born in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Ruth (née Rankin; 1899 – 1985) and Christian Hax… See more

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    McCullough received numerous awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom in December 2006, the highest civilian award that… See more

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    After graduation, McCullough moved to New York City, where Sports Illustrated hired him as a trainee. He later worked as an editor and writer … See more

    In 1954, McCullough married Rosalee Barnes; the couple had first met as teenagers, and they remained together until her death on June 9, 2022. They had five children, nineteen… See more

    McCullough narrated many television shows and … See more

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  2. WebAug 8, 2022 · David McCullough, historian and film narrator, died at 89 He wrote acclaimed books about Harry Truman and John Adams, along with the Brooklyn Bridge and the Panama Canal.

  3. David McCullough, Best-Selling Explorer of America’s Past, Dies at 89

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    Who was David McCullough?
    David McCullough, who was known to millions as an award-winning, best-selling author and an appealing television host and narrator with a rare gift for recreating the great events and characters of America’s past, died on Sunday at his home in Hingham, Mass., southeast of Boston. He was 89. The death was confirmed by his daughter Dorie Lawson.…
    What books did John McCullough write?
    Mr. McCullough won Pulitzer Prizes for two presidential biographies, “Truman” (1992) and “John Adams” (2001). He received National Book Awards for “The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal” (1977) and “Mornings on Horseback” (1981), about the young Theodore Roosevelt and his family.…
    When did David McCullough graduate from Yale?
    Yale University. May 25, 1998. Archived from the original on July 1, 2015. Retrieved April 21, 2008. David McCullough graduated from Yale in 1955 with honors in English literature and began his career as writer and editor for Time Inc. in New York City.
    How did John McCullough die?
    McCullough taught a writing course at Wesleyan University and was a visiting scholar at Cornell University and Dartmouth College. McCullough speaking with Marie Arana on the National Book Festival Main Stage in 2019 After a period of failing health, McCullough died at his home in Hingham on August 7, 2022, at age 89.
  5. WebAug 8, 2022 · David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize -winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to Presidents John Adams and Harry Truman made him among the...

  6. David McCullough, Pulitzer-Winning Historian, Dies at 89

  7. David McCullough obituary | History books | The Guardian