American Experience; U.S. Grant: Warrior
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- American Experience
- U.S. Grant: Warrior
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988
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This biography of Ulysses S. Grant paints a revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders. In 2011 AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will rebroadcast this film as U.S. Grant: Warrior, an abridged 90-minute version of the film, focusing on Grant as a Civil War hero and a brilliant military strategist who rose from obscurity to a rank held previously only by George Washington.
The greatest hero of the Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant was a brilliant military strategist who rose from obscurity to a rank held previously only by George Washington. However, the strength of the Confederate resistance forced Grant into a hard war that destroyed the South and led to his being labeled "a butcher."
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- Chicago: “American Experience; U.S. Grant: Warrior,” 12/09/2010, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EC11532DBB74FF9A13D9797EE9ED6FB.
- MLA: “American Experience; U.S. Grant: Warrior.” 12/09/2010. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EC11532DBB74FF9A13D9797EE9ED6FB>.
- APA: American Experience; U.S. Grant: Warrior. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EC11532DBB74FF9A13D9797EE9ED6FB