Psychobiography with Dr. Gail Saltz: On Ulysses S. Grant with Ron White


In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the “Trinity of Great American Leaders.” But the battlefield commander–turned–commander-in-chief fell out of favor in the twentieth century. In American Ulysses, author Ronald C. White argues that we need to once more revise our estimates of him in the twenty-first. Come hear about White’s seven years of research with primary documents — some of them never examined by previous Grant scholars — and the assemblage of the Grant biography of our time.

This series was made possible by Producers Circle members Nancy and Paul G. Levy. Learn more about the Producers Circle.