Daniel Boorstin

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Daniel Boorstin and Karl Pribram: Germany, 1979

Karl on a boat trip down the Rhine River with Daniel Boorstin in June 1979. Daniel Boorstin served as director and senior historian of the National Museum of History and Technology of the Smithsonian Institution and then nominated by President Gerald Ford to be Librarian of Congress in 1975.

Boorstin wrote more than twenty books, including The Discoverers: A History of Man’s Search to Know His World and Himself and The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination.

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