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  • QA with Elizabeth Samet
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    Q&A with Elizabeth Samet

    West Point Professor Elizabeth Samet talked about her book, The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, an annotated edition of the 18th president’s autobiography that primarily covered his…

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  • President Grants World Tour
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    President Grant's World Tour

    Ulysses S. Grant was president from 1869 to 1877. After serving two terms, he took a world tour with his family. American History TV spoke with Ryan Semmes of Mississippi State University about…

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  • Historian Ron Chernow Discusses emGrantem
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    Grant

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow recalled the life of Ulysses S. Grant at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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  • Discussion on Grant and Lincoln
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    Discussion on Grant and Lincoln

    Authors Charles Calhoun, Jonathan White, and John Marszalek discussed the leadership of Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Abraham Lincoln.

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  • Memoirs of Ulysses S Grant
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    Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

    In the summer of 1885, former President Ulysses S. Grant died in his cottage on Mt. McGregor, located outside of Saratoga Springs. Historian Ben Kemp toured the cabin and talked about Grant’s determination…

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  • Ulysses S Grant
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    Ulysses S. Grant

    Charles Calhoun reevaluated the 18th president. Mr. Calhoun is the author of The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant. He explained why Grant was considered an unsuccessful chief executive by…

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  • QA with Ron Chernow
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    Q&A with Ron Chernow

    Ron Chernow talked about his biography of Civil War General and former President Ulysses S. Grant, which focuses on his final years and the writing of his memoirs.

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    American Ulysses

    Ronald White talked about his book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    American Ulysses

    Ronald White talked about his book American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant, in which he remembers the life of Civil War general and President Ulysses S. Grant.

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    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 Abraham Lincoln, would…

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  • QA with Ronald White
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    Q&A with Ronald White

    Ronald White, a historian and Huntington Library fellow, talked about his book, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. He began the interview by reading his opening passage that describes…

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  • Discussion on the Presidency of Ulysses S Grant
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    Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant

    East Carolina University professor emeritus Charles Calhoun talked about the obstacles President Ulysses S. Grant faced and what he accomplished during his presidency. He spoke about how President…

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  • Grant Memorial
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    Grant Memorial

    Michele Cohen provided an overview of the Grant Memorial, including its site, the artist who created it, the current conservation project, as well as a discussion of the Grant Memorial…

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  • Ulysses S Grants Boyhood Home
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    Ulysses S. Grant's Boyhood Home

    Nancy Purdy gave a tour of Ulysses S. Grant’s boyhood home and talked about his upbringing. She spoke about Grant’s parents, Jesse and Hannah Grant, and how their values affected the future president. She…

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  • First Lady Julia Grant
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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 family, she became the wife of the…

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  • Gettysburg College Civil War Institute Conference Discussion on End of the Civil War
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    U.S. Grant

    Joan Waugh talked about her book U.S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth, concentrating on the aftermath of the Civil War. “'The Rebels Are Our Countrymen Again': U.S. Grant and the Meaning of…

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  • Grant Memorial Dedication
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    Grant Memorial Dedication

    This 1922 U.S. Army Signal Corps silent film of the dedication of the Grant Memorial, held on the U.S. capitol grounds, included marching bands and a parade of American Civil War veterans.

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  • Discussion on John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S Grant
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    Post War Relationship Between Mosby and Grant

    David Goetz talked about the post-Civil War lives of Confederate General John Singleton Mosby and Union commander Ulysses S. Grant after the Civil War and the connection they shared for the…

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  • Life Portrait of Ulysses S Grant
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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, early life, and political…

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  • Lincoln Congress Grant and the Lieutenant General Act
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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 Union…

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