David McCullough with Adam Gopnik: The Greater Journey

  • June 06, 2011
  • 7:45 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Library Auditorium, 3rd Floor - WPB Public Library


David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award for, The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on Horseback. His other widely acclaimed books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Great Bridge and The Johnstown Flood. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the Francis Parkman Prize (which he won twice), the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the National Humanities Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award.


His most recent book, The Greater Journey, is a chronicle spanning generations of the many gifted young Americans, ambitious to excel, whose time in Paris from 1830 to 1900 changed their lives and thus the course of American literature, medicine, art, architecture, music and dance.

FRIENDS members can attend for $ 5.00.The General Public can attend for $10.00.

Live from NY's 92nd Street (92YLive) is a live, satellite-broadcasted event, that allows people all over the nation to access the Y's cultural and educational programs.

This program will provide an opportunity for the audience to ask questions of the presenters, as if they were in the New York audience.  For more information about the 92YLive programs go to:http://www.92y.org/live

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for this event is not necessary, seating is first come, first served.  

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