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Grant Day Online Colloquy

The Grant Monument Association held a live online event to mark President Ulysses S. Grant’s birthday in 2020: a colloquy between General David Petraeus and Elizabeth Samet, the professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point who published an annotated edition of Grant’s memoirs.

Few if any figures in American history have been as misunderstood as Ulysses S. Grant. He has undergone a dramatic reassessment in recent years. Discussion covered historians’ changing views and aspects of Grant’s leadership and legacy that every student of history should know.

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