Authors on Audio: A Conversation with David McCullough

  • By Talmage Boston
  • May 8, 2019

An occasional series in which writers speak for themselves.


Throughout his illustrious career, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough has chronicled everything from natural disasters (The Johnstown Flood) to singular American figures (John Adams; The Wright Brothers; Truman). In his new book, The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West, he trains his eye on the men who tamed the Ohio Country. McCullough recently spoke with author/attorney Talmage Boston about his latest release.

Listen to the podcast here. (And click here to read the Independent’s review of The Pioneers.)

[Photo by William B. McCullough.]
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