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On Teaching History and History Teaching

November 1, 2011 by David McCullough Download PDF Press Release

Historian David McCullough highlights the importance of history through captivating stories about great teachers who taught some of our most important historical figures. His remarks were given upon accepting the 2011 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education, with tributes from Jay Walker, Daniel P. Jordan, Brent D. Glass, and Richard Norton Smith.


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