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Caption: David McCullough, Credit: Photos by David J. Murray, Clear Eye Photo
Image by: Photos by David J. Murray, Clear Eye Photo 
David McCullough 

Writers on a New England Stage - David McCullough

From: New Hampshire Public Radio
Series: Writers on a New England Stage
Length: 59:00

David McCullough reads from his book "The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris" and discusses with host Virginia Prescott why some American intellectuals, artists and writers choose to head not west, but east - to Paris, to study and create in the City of Light.

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Historian and author David McCullough spoke about his new book, “The Greater Journey:  Americans in Paris.” The book follows famous artists, writers, scholars, and some figures lost to history, who defied the American movement west, by heading east, to Paris.  It’s a fascinating, informative and enlightening conversation.

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Piece Description

Historian and author David McCullough spoke about his new book, “The Greater Journey:  Americans in Paris.” The book follows famous artists, writers, scholars, and some figures lost to history, who defied the American movement west, by heading east, to Paris.  It’s a fascinating, informative and enlightening conversation.

Broadcast History

Aired as a special hour on 7/5/2011 on the NHPR magazine show Word of Mouth.

Timing and Cues

00:26:56 McCullough Part 1 (intro/reading - includes music out)

00:31:56 McCullough Part 2 (interview - includes music out)

Additional Credits

Virginia Prescott, host

Related Website

www.wordofmouthradio.org