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… read more

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 years and what accounts for those changes. Topics included how Grant’s reputation relates to that of Robert E. Lee and memories of the American Civil War. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This program on Ulysses S. Grant’s 189th birthday was part of the Lee and Grant speaker series coinciding with the “Lee and Grant” exhibition at the National Archives at Kansas City. close

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  • Le Beau, Bryan F. Vice President and Dean University of St. Mary->Academic Affairs
  • Ried, Kimberlee Specialist National Archives and Records Admin., Central Plains Region->Public Programs

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Program ID:
299823-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 26, 2011

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  • Jun 19, 2011 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 19, 2011 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 19, 2011 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 25, 2011 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 26, 2011 | 3:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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