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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stephen E. Ambrose, David McCullough, Gordon S. Wood, James M. McPherson, Richard White Narrator: Stephen E. Ambrose, David McCullough Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 1999 ISBN: 9780743541282
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In a series of fascinating interviews, today’s best and brightest historians weigh in on the crucial moments in American history. American Heritage’s® Great Minds of American History takes you there, imbuing the past with an immediacy that goes well beyond the scope of formal histories. Roger Mudd’s highly knowledgeable questions illuminate five truly first-rate minds:

World War II and the Post-War Era

Stephen Ambrose, biographer of Eisenhower and Nixon, bestselling author of Citizen Soldiers and Undaunted Courage, and adviser to Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan offers his expert insight into war and its aftermath.

The American Revolution

Gordon Wood, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Radicalism of the American Revolution, and renowned expert on the colonial era brings to life the birth of the first modern democracy.

America’s Forgotten Era: 1865-1914

David McCullough, acclaimed historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman, offers his stunning perspective on the dawn of the American century.

The American West

Richard White, MacArthur Genius Award–winner and author of groundbreaking books on the American West, offers his challenging views on the winning and the losing of the West.

The Civil War

James McPherson, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry Of Freedom and one of the foremost experts on the Civil War, offers his compelling insight into our nation’s darkest and bloodiest hour.

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About the Author
Author Stephen E. AmbroseStephen E. Ambrose was the author or co-author of more than thirty books on military affairs and foreign policy. Early in his career he was an associate editor of The Eisenhower Papers, and he later went on to publish the definitive, three-part biography of Eisenhower, as well as many bestselling books of military history, including Band of Brothers and Undaunted Courage. He died in 2002.
About the Narrator

David McCullough, acclaimed historian and New York Times bestselling author, 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 acclaimed books are 1776, Brave Companions, The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, and The Greater Journey. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award.