PBS NewsHour

Remembering historian and writer David McCullough

Clip: 08/08/2022 | 2m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and writer David McCullough, who died on Sunday at the age of 89, was perhaps best known for his biographies of two often overlooked presidents: John Adams and Harry Truman. But his interests ranged far and wide, including in the arts. In this excerpt of a 2011 interview with NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown, McCullough reflects on his love of research and discovery.

Aired: 08/08/22

Rating: NR

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