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… read more

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 business partner in 1884. Mr. Flood reports thatGrant began writing his memoirs in an attempt to restore his family’s wealth before his death, and the text was completed four days before he died on July 23, 1885.The author examines Grant’s writing process and the success of his Memoirs that were posthumously published by Mark Twain. Charles Flood speaks at Carmichael’s Bookstore in Louisville, Kentucky. He responded to questions from members of the audience close

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Book Discussion on Grant's Final Victory

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302878-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
First Aired:
Dec 4, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2011

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  • Dec 04, 2011 | 12:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 2011 | 4:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 10, 2011 | 2:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2011 | 1:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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