Book #17: American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For, David McCullough
To effectively know who you are you need to know where you have come from. This is as true for nations as it is for individuals. As Americans, we have an amazing heritage that is unique among nations throughout history. The best way to preserve our culture and its values is to remember our history and how we got to this point. This book is a compilation of speeches given by David McCullough at important and memorable occasions. In these he seeks to remind us of our history as Americans and the values that build our great nation.