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A conversation on Character and the Presidency in Grand Rapids on October 4 recorded by C-SPAN.


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Ronald C. White

About the Author

Ronald C. White is the author of American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant. General David H. Petraeus (Ret.) writes, “Certain to be recognized as the classic work on Ulysses S. Grant.”

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Update 12/14/2017 David Brooks and I held a conversation on “Character and the Presidency” in Grand Rapids on October 4 that was recorded by C-SPAN. The event was moderated by Gleaves Whitney, [...]

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Update: August 30th – Photo attached. On August 22, I will return to West Point to offer a presentation based on my 2016 biography of Ulysses S. Grant. The invitation came via General David [...]

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