NEWS ITEMS


Special Events at the Memorial

Grant On Television
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.

Grant In Film

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.

Grant 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 and Baseball
&
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


Taylor & Grant
GMA board member Scott Berman explores how and why General and President Zachary Taylor had such an important influence on Grant.

 


Teaching Grant
The Grant Monument Association offers an exclusive collection of new articles exploring how American youth encounter Grant in classrooms and libraries today

 

Obituaries

GMA Board Member Brian C. Pohanka

Historian Shelby Foote

Honorary Trustee General Westmoreland

Clara Frances Grant Ruestow