Published on Mar 31, 2014 – 1:14:17 –
Best-selling historical writer and two-time Pulitzer winner David McCullough follows up his biography John Adams by focusing on a historic time rather than an individual: the momentous 12 months in the fight for independence. 1776 describes how a group of ragtag farmers were able to defeat the world’s greatest empire with a great deal of suffering, determination, ingenuity, and, as McCullough notes, luck.