The General and the Journalists: Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, and Charles Danaby Harry J. Maihafer
The true story of soldier/president Ulysses S. Grant & editorial giants Horace Greeley & Charles Dana. Vividly depicts these three remarkable lives, emphasizing how they became interwoven, influenced each other, & affected the course of Amer. history. The book follows the three powerful men as their paths cross during the Civil War & Reconstruction. Vividly portraying the 19th century era of personal journalism, when Greeley & Dana became major players on the national stage, Maihafer shows how the media greatly affected the conduct of the Civil War &, to this day, has shaped the publics perception of Lincolns, Johnsons, & Grants presidencies.
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