Tag Archives: David McCullough

2016 Reading – My Favorite – ‘The Wright Brothers’

“If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio.” – Wilbur Wright – – – – … Continue reading

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Book Heroes: David McCullough

“We’re cheating our children. . .the idea that the arts are any less important, any less vital to a culture than history or mathematics or science is a dangerous misconception; bad for the country, bad for our way of life … Continue reading

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Orville and Wilbur…..and David?!?

Last month my favorite non-fiction writer came out with his latest book. David McCullough’s newest is The Wright Brothers, who we all remember from grade school history class but actually know very little about. McCullough is just the historian to … Continue reading

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July 4th Post Scramble – Actually 2 for the Price of 1

My post for the 4th of July Holiday weekend was intended to be about the man I most associate with the holiday, but a blogger whom I regularly follow, beat me to it. Eight or nine years ago, when I … Continue reading

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