Book Discussion on Grant

Mr. Smith discussed his book, Grant, about the Civil War general and former President of the United States, Ulysses S.… read more

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, the author argues that Grant was a more successful president than many historians remember. Mr. Smith writes that Grant’s strength on the battlefield helped him greatly once he became president. The author cites examples of Grant’s strength of character over such issues as the Reconstruction of the South and the protection of rights for newly freed African-Americans. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Grant

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Program ID:
170221-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
May 25, 2002
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2004

Airing Details

  • May 25, 2002 | 10:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2002 | 5:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2002 | 5:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 16, 2002 | 10:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2002 | 3:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 19, 2003 | 11:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2004 | 11:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 18, 2004 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2004 | 12:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 22, 2004 | 8:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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