The Civil War and the Forging of Character Lecture Series Joan Waugh, Ph.D., Ulysses S. Grant in Historical Memory

Mon., March 24, 6 p.m. 2014
Cost: FREE
This lecture brings Dr. Joan Waugh, a professor in the Department of History at UCLA, her alma mater. Waugh researches and writes about 19th-century America, specializing in the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Gilded Age eras. Her many essays and books on Civil War topics include the prize-winning U.S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth. Waugh is a recipient of Huntington Library, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Gilder-Lehrman fellowships, and has been interviewed for many documentaries, including the PBS series American Experience, on Ulysses S. Grant, and the History Channel’s production of Lee and Grant.
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