Quotes by Daniel J. Boorstin

About Daniel J. Boorstin:

Daniel Joseph Boorstin was an American historian at the University of Chicago, writing on many topics in American history and world history. He was appointed twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987. He was instrumental in the creation of the Library of Congress Center for the Book.

Author Bio

  • NameDaniel J. Boorstin
  • DescriptionHistorian, professor, attorney, writer
  • BornOctober 1, 1914
  • DiedFebruary 28, 2004
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionLibrarian; Historian; Writer
  • AwardsPulitzer Prize For History; National Humanities Medal