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Daily Herald
Beauty pageant contestant, Civil War general featured in Elgin cemetery walkin the Civil War and was held captive in Libby Prison. Lynch, who lived from 18
Beauty pageant contestant, Civil War general featured in Elgin cemetery walk
Daily Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
in the Civil War and was held captive in Libby Prison. Lynch, who lived from 1839 to 1876, also was friends with President Ulysses S. Grant, who visited him in Elgin. "When I was asked to do this, I was thoroughly delighted," said Zingales, a... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 24one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul,
September 24
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul, Minnesota. 1869: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the U.S. Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after speculators Jay Gould and James Fisk plotted... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 24one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul,
September 24
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul, Minnesota. 1869: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the U.S. Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after speculators Jay Gould and James Fisk plotted... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
September 24one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul,
September 24
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul, Minnesota. 1869: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the U.S. Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after speculators Jay Gould and James Fisk plotted... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 24one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul,
September 24
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul, Minnesota. 1869: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the U.S. Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after speculators Jay Gould and James Fisk plotted... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 24one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul,
September 24
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is born in St. Paul, Minnesota. 1869: Gold prices plummet after Ulysses S. Grant orders the U.S. Treasury to sell large quantities of gold after speculators Jay Gould and James Fisk plotted... Read more
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CNN
Trump-Clinton nasty? Not compared to these campaignsdissolving United States on March 4, 1861. 1872: 'The Home Stretch' The secon
Trump-Clinton nasty? Not compared to these campaigns
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
dissolving United States on March 4, 1861. 1872: 'The Home Stretch' The second post-Civil War election pitted President Ulysses S. Grant against a challenger from within his own party: the audacious abolitionist and New York Tribune publisher... Read more
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Evening Standard
Father Comes Home from the Wars, review: An American odysseythe moral worth of his decision is weighed up — at excessive length, but withou
Father Comes Home from the Wars, review: An American odyssey
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
the moral worth of his decision is weighed up — at excessive length, but without quite establishing the supporting characters. Then, in the heat of battle, he and the Colonel become detached from their regiment. In an isolated pocket of woodland,... Read more
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Irish Central
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916the flat-footed Canadians got the worst of it. President Johnson eventually se
“Supported by her exiled children in America”: John Devoy and Irish America in 1916
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
the flat-footed Canadians got the worst of it. President Johnson eventually sends the Union Army – led by none less than Ulysses S. Grant and Union General George Meade – to secure the border and put an end to the Fenian invasion. They arrest... Read more
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WestportNow
For Larry Aasen, a 90-year Passion for Presidential Memorabiliaand other high profile races. It was a journey that took him from collecting b
For Larry Aasen, a 90-year Passion for Presidential Memorabilia
WestportNow / Posted 6 days ago
and other high profile races. It was a journey that took him from collecting broadsides and buttons from Lincoln to Ulysses S. Grant to Franklin D. Roosevelt to Barak Obama, as well as meeting five presidents, former presidents and future... Read more
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The Morning Call
Aging Northampton County Prison among Pennsylvania's costliest jails to operateon Styrofoam trays for two weeks as a result. The challenges of running a pris
Aging Northampton County Prison among Pennsylvania's costliest jails to operate
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
on Styrofoam trays for two weeks as a result. The challenges of running a prison dating to the administration of President Ulysses S. Grant are no surprise to Northampton County leaders. A 2000 study commissioned by former Executive Glenn Reibman... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 8Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at G
On this day: September 8
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 12 days ago
Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at Gold Creek, Montana, with former President Ulysses S. Grant driving in the final "golden spike." The railway ran from Minnesota to the Pacific Coast. 1860: The... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 12 days ago
a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling Equal Rights Party nominated her to face Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women's right to vote. Clinton's historic candidacy as the first female nominee of a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872believed had presented himself to her as a spirit. The Equal Rights Party nomi
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
believed had presented himself to her as a spirit. The Equal Rights Party nominated Woodhull to face incumbent Republican Ulysses S. Grant in 1872 and Democrat Horace Greeley, nearly 50 years before women had the right to vote. At 34, she was a... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 12 days ago
a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling Equal Rights Party nominated her to face Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women's right to vote. Clinton's historic candidacy as the first female nominee of a... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 12 days ago
a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling Equal Rights Party nominated her to face Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women's right to vote. Clinton's historic candidacy as the first female nominee of a... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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Daily Herald
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872believed had presented himself to her as a spirit. The Equal Rights Party nomi
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
believed had presented himself to her as a spirit. The Equal Rights Party nominated Woodhull to face incumbent Republican Ulysses S. Grant in 1872 and Democrat Horace Greeley, nearly 50 years before women had the right to vote. At 34, she was a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women won the right to vote. less This Aug. 25, 2016, photo shows biographies and pulp... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women won the right to vote. less This Aug. 25, 2016, photo shows biographies and pulp... Read more
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The News-Times
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 days ago
a visionary champion of women's and children's rights to others. The fledgling Equal Rights Party nominated her to face Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women's right to vote. Clinton's historic candidacy as the first female nominee of a... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
The New Canaan News / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
The New Canaan News / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, decades before women won the right to vote. less In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Columbus State... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Clinton sparks interest in first woman nominated, in 1872
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women won the right to vote. less This Aug. 25, 2016, photo shows biographies and pulp... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Women who have won a party's nomination for US presidentwoman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked
Women who have won a party's nomination for US president
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
woman nominated for U.S. president when the fledgling Equal Rights Party picked her to face incumbent Republican President Ulysses S. Grant in 1872, well before women won the right to vote. less This Aug. 25, 2016, photo shows biographies and pulp... Read more
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Mashable
Public demand for candidates' health records has roots in deceptionfind a president that didn't have some kind of ailment or issue either before o
Public demand for candidates' health records has roots in deception
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
find a president that didn't have some kind of ailment or issue either before or after he reached office. Franklin Pierce, Ulysses S. Grant, and, more recently, George W. Bush all had issues with alcohol. Both Pierce and Calvin Coolidge were said... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Will the U.S. become a cashless society?transactions. The way to ease us into a new era of digital denomination is to
Will the U.S. become a cashless society?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
transactions. The way to ease us into a new era of digital denomination is to take a page from the Europeans' book: Slowly phase out higher bills. We'll find new ways to honor Ulysses S. Grant and Benjamin Franklin — other than $50 and $100... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Grant or Greeley? Cast your votewill be numerous costumed interpreters and special activities throughout the da
Grant or Greeley? Cast your vote
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
will be numerous costumed interpreters and special activities throughout the day! Julie Northrip and Bob Pollock, from the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, came in today to share more about the Election of 1872 Living History Weekend.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss Ambassador has Washington simmeringarticle Sep 8, 2016 - 17:00 William Tell soup, anyone? Or General Ulysses S. G
Swiss Ambassador has Washington simmering
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
article Sep 8, 2016 - 17:00 William Tell soup, anyone? Or General Ulysses S. Grant pudding? What led Switzerland’s man in Washington to add some spice to his role as ambassador and write a... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 8Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at G
September 8
KTXS Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at Gold Creek, Montana, with former President Ulysses S. Grant driving in the final "golden spike." The railway ran from Minnesota to the Pacific Coast. 1860: The... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 8Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at G
September 8
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 days ago
Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at Gold Creek, Montana, with former President Ulysses S. Grant driving in the final "golden spike." The railway ran from Minnesota to the Pacific Coast. 1860: The... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 8Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at G
September 8
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 17 days ago
Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at Gold Creek, Montana, with former President Ulysses S. Grant driving in the final "golden spike." The railway ran from Minnesota to the Pacific Coast. 1860: The... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 8Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at G
September 8
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 17 days ago
Companion." 1883: The Northern Pacific Railway is completed in a ceremony at Gold Creek, Montana, with former President Ulysses S. Grant driving in the final "golden spike." The railway ran from Minnesota to the Pacific Coast. 1860: The... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama is set to land lucrative book deal after leaving the White HouseLiterary Agency told the Times The only presidential memoir considered 'timele
Obama is set to land lucrative book deal after leaving the White House
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Literary Agency told the Times The only presidential memoir considered 'timeless' by most historians is that of Ulysses S. Grant, which was published in 1885. Former presidents tend to become speech givers and authors post-White... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
TODAY IN HISTORYPiggly Wiggly, was opened in Memphis, Tennessee, by Clarence Saunders. On this
TODAY IN HISTORY
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 19 days ago
Piggly Wiggly, was opened in Memphis, Tennessee, by Clarence Saunders. On this date: In 1861, Union forces led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant occupied Paducah, Kentucky, during the Civil War. [Article continues below] In 1901, President William... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacrather than request them from a clerk standing behind a counter.) On this date
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
rather than request them from a clerk standing behind a counter.) On this date: In 1861, Union forces led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant occupied Paducah, Kentucky, during the Civil War. In 1901, President William McKinley was shot and mortally... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 6, 2016from shelves, rather than request them from a clerk standing behind a counter.)
This day in history, Sept. 6, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
from shelves, rather than request them from a clerk standing behind a counter.) In 1861, Union forces led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant occupied Paducah, Kentucky, during the Civil War. In 1901, President William McKinley was shot and mortally... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Lifememoir not only profitable in its first years but perhaps for decades to come.
Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life
Manila Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
memoir not only profitable in its first years but perhaps for decades to come. Among presidential memoirs, only the one by Ulysses S. Grant, published in 1885, is considered by many historians to be timeless. Obama’s first book, “Dreams From My... Read more
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USA Today
Fall books preview: Rowling, Springsteen, Wally Lamb and morefall memoirs/bios: She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron by Richard Cohen (S
Fall books preview: Rowling, Springsteen, Wally Lamb and more
USA Today / Posted 21 days ago
fall memoirs/bios: She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron by Richard Cohen (Sept. 6); American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant by Ronald C. White (Oct. 4);Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing by Jennifer Weiner (Oct.... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Clubs & Lodgesbe held at Antone's Banquet Centre in Boardman. His topic is "Grant's Last Batt
Clubs & Lodges
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
be held at Antone's Banquet Centre in Boardman. His topic is "Grant's Last Battle: The Story Behind the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant." Reservations required. Call 330-757-4727 for more information or visit... Read more
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