Air University grants David McCullough honorary degree

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MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala.  — In recognition of his accomplishments as a noted author and historian, Air University will award an honorary doctorate to two-time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough.

McCullough will receive a Doctorate of Humane Letters degree during a ceremony Nov. 16, 2015, at Air Force Squadron Officers School’s Polifka Auditorium.

The recipient of numerous honors and writing awards, McCullough was awarded his first Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1993 for Truman, a biography of President Harry S. Truman. His New York Times bestseller John Adams earned him a second Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 2002.

McCullough’s latest book, The Wright Brothers, gives the behind-the-scenes story of Wilbur and Orville Wright and is a No. 1 New York Times bestseller.

Read the Air University announcement here.