David McCullough is an American author, narrator, historian and lecturer. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize twice and is a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Wright Brothers is a fascinating and detailed narrative about the two brother's perseverance in achieving and demonstrating manned flight. They had no more than a public high school education, little money, and no contacts in high places. For resources, McCullough draws on the Wright Papers, including private diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks, and more than a thousand letters.