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… read more

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 for the new ‘Eminent Lives’ series of short biographies published by HarperCollins and Atlas Books. Mr. Korda, who served in the British armed forces, argued that Ulysses S. Grant was a military genius and underrated president whose unassuming but determined demeanor made him an unlikely but uniquely American hero. After the discussion, the author answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Ulysses S. Grant : The Unlikely Hero

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 19, 2004
Last Aired:
Jul 26, 2009

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  • Dec 19, 2004 | 8:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2005 | 7:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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