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A House Divided
John Marszalek Grant’s Memoirs & Charles Calhoun The Presidency of U.S. Grant
October 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bjorn Skaptason speaks with John Marszalek 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. The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant offers a straightforward examination of the era and highlights the “embattled” nature of Grant’s presidency. Order Your Signed Copies.
The Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant: The Complete Annotated Edition
Edited by John Marszalek
Air Date/Time October 14, 12noon (Central)
1st ed., 816p., 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, and...
The Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant
By Charles Calhoun
Air Date/Time October 14, 12 noon (Central)
1st ed., 720p., 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 a...