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Ulysses S. Grant

Overview

This documentary examines the life and accomplishments of Ulysses S. Grant, as a Civil War general, as a president, and as a man. From the ruthless spirit that helped him win the war to the presidency in which he tried to emphasize its meaning despite the condition of the nation, this film attempts to paint a fair portrait of the now legendary figure.
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Overview

This documentary examines the life and accomplishments of Ulysses S. Grant, as a Civil War general, as a president, and as a man. From the ruthless spirit that helped him win the war to the presidency in which he tried to emphasize its meaning despite the condition of the nation, this film attempts to paint a fair portrait of the now legendary figure.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; "Who's in Grant's Tomb?": Experts discuss Grant's character; Interview with the producers Elizabeth Deane and Adriana Bosch
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/15/2005
  • UPC: 841887050111
  • Original Release: 1990
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 3:40:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 27,926

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James M. McPherson
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [3:00]
2. Childhood/West Point [7:54]
3. The Mexican War [3:34]
4. Jula Dent [4:52]
5. Early Careers [6:54]
6. The Civil War Begins [6:41]
7. Unconditional Surrender Grant [6:08]
8. Shiloh [8:16]
9. The End of Slavery [5:57]
10. Vicksburg [16:49]
11. Lieutenant General/The Wilderness [14:00]
12. Cold Harbor/War's End [18:08]
13. Grant's Darkest Day [2:54]
14. Credits [1:46]
1. The Hero of the Civil War [6:59]
2. A Divided Nation [2:57]
3. The American Sphinx [3:16]
4. The Battle in Washington [5:19]
5. Let Us Have Peace [2:23]
6. A Changing Nation [7:25]
7. New Associates/Black Friday [6:13]
8. Driving Too Fast [6:43]
9. Terror in the South [2:03]
10. The 1872 Election [7:06]
11. Racial Warfare [6:43]
12. Financial Panic [4:00]
13. Nelly's Wedding [2:14]
14. The South Wins the Peace [2:06]
15. Corruption Rings [5:51]
16. The World Tour [5:59]
17. Ruined on Wall Street [4:32]
18. The Final Battle/Memoirs [12:01]
19. Conclusion [8:02]
20. Credits [6:32]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Part One
   Play Part Two
   Scene Selections
      Part One: The Warrior (April 1822-April 1865)
      Part Two: The President (May 1865-July 1885)
   Special Features
      Who's in Grant's Tomb? - Experts Discuss Grant's Character
      Interview With the Producers Elizabeth Deane and Adriana Bosch
   PBS Online
   American Experience
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