A House Divided
John Marzalek Grant’s Memoirs
Charles Calhoun The Presidency of U.S. Grant
October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bjorn Skaptason speaks with John Marzalek about The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant – Annotated Edition, and Charles Calhoun about The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.
The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, includes annotations compiled by the editors of the Ulysses S. Grant Association’s Presidential Library. A Must-Have companion to Grant’s Memoirs.
The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant offers a straightforward examination of the scandals associated with the period, highlighting the “embattled” nature of Grant’s presidency.
The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant: The Complete Annotated Edition
Edited by John Marszalek
Air Date/Time October 14, 12noon (Central)
1st ed., 816 pages, cloth
President Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885) was one of the most esteemed individuals of the nineteenth century. His two-volume memoirs, sold door-to-door by former Union soldiers, have never gone out of print and were once as ubiquitous in American households as the Bible. Mark Twain, Gertrude Stein, Matthew Arnold, Henry James,...
The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant
By Charles Calhoun
Air Date/Time October 14, 12 noon (Central)
1st ed., 720 pages, cloth
As controversial in politics as he was in the military, Ulysses S. Grant (1822–1885) was an embattled president, enormously popular with the American people, yet the target of unrelenting censure by political enemies. For the first time in almost a century, this book by the distinguished historian Charles W. Calhoun examines Grant’s administration in depth, offering...