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The Course of Human Events
- By: David McCullough
- Narrated by: David McCullough
- Length: 37 mins
On May 15, 2003, David McCullough presented "The Course of Human Events" as The 2003 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities in Washington, DC. The Jefferson Lecture is a tribute to McCullough's lifetime investigation of history.
A Pitch for History
- By Alan on 09-13-05
Comments re The Court of Human Events
Would you listen to The Course of Human Events again? Why?
I would listen again to this performance because it is inspiring, especially if you love American history or are a family historian.
What other book might you compare The Course of Human Events to and why?
This book is comparable to another book by McCullough; 1776.
Which scene was your favorite?
There is only one scene. McCullough captures the historical essence of a famous painting which depicts the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I was left with deep feelings of patriotism and reverence for the individuals who made great personal sacrifices before, during and after the Revolution.
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