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The American spirit : who we are and what we stand for / speeches by David McCullough.

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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

"This timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States--winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many other honors--reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the White House, colleges and universities, historical societies, and other esteemed institutions. Now, as many Americans engage in self-reflection following a bitter election campaign that has left the country divided, McCullough has collected some of his most important speeches in a brief volume that articulates important principles and characteristics that are particularly American..."--Jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker Richland Branch 973 .M133a 2017 (Text) 37814003105609 NON-FICTION Book None 06/13/2017 Available -
Blue Mountain Community College Library 973 M45a (Text) 35410000168575 Main Collection Book None 10/05/2018 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 973 MCCU 2017 (Text) 23892000937410 Main Collection Book None 06/13/2017 Available -
Enterprise Public Library 973 Mcc (Text) 30001000297400 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/30/2018 Available -
Gilliam County Library 973 MCCU (Text) 37823000162240 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 01/03/2018 Available -
Hood River County Library 973 MCC 2017 (Text) 33892100455857 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/09/2017 Available -
Ontario Community Library 973 McCUL (Text) 33330004293058 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/15/2017 Available -
Pendleton Public Library 973 M139 (Text) 37801000576783 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/21/2017 Available -
Pilot Rock Public Library McN 815 McC (Text) 37868000125697 McNaughton Collection Book None 04/24/2017 Available -
Sherman County Public/School Library 973 MCC (Text) 37039000126438 Bestseller Branch_Only_3months 08/15/2017 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501174216
  • ISBN: 1501174215
  • Physical Description: xv, 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Simon Willard's clock -- Civilization and the city -- The spirit of Jefferson -- Which way forward -- The animating spirit -- The lessons of history -- What's essential is invisible -- The first to reside here -- History, lost and found -- The bulwark of freedom -- Knowing who we are -- The ties that bind -- The love of learning -- The summons to serve -- A building like no other.
Summary, etc.:
"This timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States--winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many other honors--reminds us of fundamental American principles. Over the course of his distinguished career, David McCullough has spoken before Congress, the White House, colleges and universities, historical societies, and other esteemed institutions. Now, as many Americans engage in self-reflection following a bitter election campaign that has left the country divided, McCullough has collected some of his most important speeches in a brief volume that articulates important principles and characteristics that are particularly American..."--Jacket.
Subject: McCullough, David G. > Oratory.
National characteristics, American.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
United States > Civilization.
Genre: Speeches.

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