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David McCullough, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and author – most recently – of “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris,” imparted words of wisdom to a sold-out crowd at Boston’s Symphony Hall last week. Here are four pieces of advice from McCullough.
10/11/2011 04:19 pm
"Follow your bliss." "You can be whatever you want to be." "Never give up." Google reveals those three platitudes to be the ones most often spoken at commencements, according to Richard Stengel, managing editor of Time magazine. Many speakers, however – including Mr. Stengel – offered more insightful advice to college graduates this spring. Here are the Monitor's hand-picked highlights from the 2011 season.
05/31/2011 01:35 pm
02/01/2010 05:00 am
Tiger Woods car crash, photos of his damaged SUV, and rumors on the Internet are confronting the golfer with the sort of public-relations challenge that he has always been so adept at avoiding.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
Daniel Wolff examines the lives of 12 Americans and the educations that made them.
03/26/2009 01:00 am
One woman's story exemplifies the complex history of a national monument.
02/19/2008 12:00 am
One woman’s story exemplifies the complex history of one of America’s most beloved monuments.
02/18/2008 12:00 am