Events at the Memorial
What do Robin Williams, Kevin Kline, and recent
presidential candidate Fred Dalton Thompson have in common? They all
have played U.S. Grant in motion pictures or television. This updated
story, which originally appeared in the Association's Grant newsletter,
examines Grant on television.
What do Robin Williams, Kevin Kline,
and current presidential candidate Fred Dalton Thompson have in common?
They all have played U.S. Grant in motion pictures or television.
This updated story, which originally appeared in the Associationís
Grant newsletter, examines Grant in motion pictures.
and the Campaign for a Third Term
Critics forecasted a backlash at the Chicago
convention to the methods of Roscoe Conkling on behalf of Grant. The
convention is shown here looming in the background as a bird of prey.
In a new story package,
the Grant Monument Association considers the tactics, politics and
historiography of the 1880 presidential campaign on behalf of Ulysses S.
Grant. Drawing from newspaper coverage, letters, old and new texts, and
an interview with a recent author, the articles call for a fresh,
balanced revision of the history of this unprecedented effort.
Grant in Long Branch
The GMA periodically examines a
range of issues pertaining to Ulysses S. Grant, including topics that
have traditionally received less attention. In this edition, GMA board
member Scott Berman explores Grant's interaction with baseball and his
experiences in Long Branch, New Jersey
GMA board member Scott Berman
explores how and why General and President Zachary Taylor had such an
important influence on Grant.