About the Program
"American Heritage’s Great Minds of History" contains the transcripts of the History Channel’s television series of the same name. For the series, Roger Mudd interviewed Gordon Wood, Steven Ambrose, James McPherson, David McCullough and Richard White about the writing of history. During this Booknotes interview, Mr. Mudd talked about the book and his own life and career in journalism. This program originally aired in April 1999.