David Gaub McCullough is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer. He is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States' highest civilian award. Many of McCullough’s writings have been adopted into television movies or miniseries by HBO, such as Truman and John Adams. McCullough was a host on the American Experience for over 12 years. He has authored numerous books, most recently releasing The Wright Brothers, which tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly.