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    First Lady Julia Grant

    William Seale and Pamela Sanfilippo talked about the life and influence of first lady Julia Grant and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*From a slave-holding…

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    Life Portrait of Ulysses S. Grant

    In the eighteenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Ulysses S. Grant were discussed. Mr. Simon and Mr. Ballard talked about his military career,…

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    Lincoln, Congress, Grant, and the Lieutenant General Act

    Arizona State University history professor Brooks Simpson talked about the Lieutenant General Act of 1864. The act made Ulysses S. Grant a lieutenant general and gave him command of the…

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    General Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Potomac

    Two historians discussed the generalship of Ulysses S. Grant. They focus on Grant’s efforts in leading the Union Army of the Potomac against Robert E. Lee and the Confederate…

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    Book Discussion on When General Grant Expelled the Jews

    Jonathan Sarna recounts General Ulysses S. Grant’s order to expel the Jewish population in his commanding territory on December 17, 1862. The order, quickly revoked by President…

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    Book Discussion on Grant's Final Victory

    Charles Flood recounts the final years of Ulysses S. Grant. The former President had terminal mouth and throat cancer and was in great financial straits after being cheated by a…

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    Ulysses S. Grant Before the Civil War

    Gregory Hospodor talked about the pre-Civil War life of Ulysses S. Grant, including his military education, character, and marriage. As a failed businessman who had resigned his Army…

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    Ulysses S. Grant and National Memory

    Bryan Le Beau talked about how although the facts of President Ulysses S. Grant’s life have not changed since his death in 1885, his image in the national memory has changed over the…

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    Ulysses S. Grant Memorial

    Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the statue of General Ulysses S. Grant on the U.S. Capitol West Front in Washington, D.C.Date of interview unknown.

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    Attributes of Successful Presidents, Part 4

    The Massachusetts College of Law hosted historians and political scientists to explore successful and unsuccessful presidents. This session dealt with Ulysses S. Grant and Warren G.…

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    Washington Schlepped Here - Grant Memorial

    Christopher Buckley read from his book, Washington Schlepped Here. This section was on the Grant Memorial at the foot of the west front of the U.S. Capitol. He talked about President…

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    Book Discussion on Ulysses S. Grant : The Unlikely Hero

    Mr. Korda, editor in chief of Simon and Schuster, discussed his biography Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero, about the Civil War general and U.S. president. The book was written…

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    Book Discussion on Ulysses S. Grant

    Mr. Bunting discussed his biography Ulysses S. Grant, published by Times Books. He argued that Grant’s tenure as U.S. President has been undervalued by historians, who…

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    Book Discussion on Grant and Twain

    Mr. Perry discussed his book Grant and Twain: The Story of a Friendship That Changed America, published by Random House. The book discusses the relationship between Mark Twain…

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    Presidential History Tour: Ulysses S. Grant

    As part of a presidential history tour, Mr. Smith led a group to the tomb of President Ulysses S. Grant. Mr. Smith talked about the life, experiences, and accomplishments of…

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    Ulysses S. Grant Biographical Vignette

    Portraits of President Ulysses S. Grant were shown along with a brief overview of his life and political career.

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    Ulysses S. Grant

    Actor Richard Dreyfuss appeared on stage with historian Harold Holzer. They described the life of Ulysses S. Grant, former president and Civil War Union Army general, using his own…

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    Washington Schlepped Here: Grant Memorial

    Mr. Buckley read a section about visiting the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial from his book, and video clips of the memorial were shown. In a studio recording session for the audio book…

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    Biographies of Ulysses S. Grant

    The panelists discussed the life of Ulysses S. Grant. They answered questions about Grant from moderator James McPherson, himself a Civil War author, and then answered questions from…

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    Book Discussion on Grant

    Mr. Smith discussed his book, Grant, about the Civil War general and former President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant. Simon And Schuster published the book. In it,…

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