Immaculata University Welcomes Renowned Author and Historian David McCullough to Campus
American historian and author David McCullough visits Immaculata University on Friday, October 26, for a lecture and book signing for his currently best-selling book 1776. His presentation begins at 7:00 p.m. in Alumnae Hall Theater on the campus of Immaculata University.
A Pittsburgh native, McCullough has been referred to as the "citizen chronicler."
A graduate of Yale, McCullough began his writing career with Sports Illustrated and worked for the U.S. Information Agency and the American Heritage Publishing Company. With the success of his first book in 1968, The Johnstown Flood, McCullough delved into writing history publishing six more books on various topics involving the history of the United States including his Pulitzer Prize winning biographies of both Harry Truman and John Adams.
From 1991 to 1998, McCullough served as president of the Society of American Historians and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. During his career, he has been the recipient of many awards and accolades including receiving more than 40 honorary degrees and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, awarded in 2006.
The lecture and book signing is sponsored by Immaculata University, the Chester County Commissioners, Chester County Library System, Chester County Book Company, and the Paoli Battlefield. Books will be available for purchase and Mr. McCullough will sign books after his lecture.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
y:word: release: McCullough Lecture #30 (9.24.2007)