Ulysses S. Grant

Today in History for July 23rd

Tiger Woods

After fateful shooting, could Scalise be the most powerful person in Congress?

PITTSBURGH — Everyone wants to shake Steve Scalise’s hand.<p>A year ago, the Louisiana congressman was near second base at an early-morning baseball practice when the sound of shots pierced the quiet of suburban DC. A bullet zigzagged through his left hip, slicing muscle tissue, crushing his femur and …

Opinion

Today In History, July 23: Twilight Zone helicopter crash

San Antonio

FSU kicks founder to curb. Will Yale follow?

We expect Florida State to kick Yale’s rear end in football. But it is now beating it in something the Ivy League truly cherishes — political …

FSU

Presenting an alternate take on classic Dodge Charger livery

whoever owns this rules pic.twitter.com/neTE8XboQN<p>— respecter of some birds (not all) (@AnthraxJones) July 11, 2018<p>I love the old Dodge Charger. I’d …

Sports Cars

American Experience

Ulysses S. Grant | Article<p>Zachary Taylor<p>He led the first battle in which Ulysses S. grant took heroic action — and did a poor job of it. But seasoned …

Zachary Taylor

Summer Youth Leaders @ Pearl Bailey Library: Dollar General Grant Winner

Thanks to the generosity of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and YALSA, this year Pearl Bailey Library has three summer Youth Leaders: Sari, …

Dollar General

PragerU: The Amazing Life Of Ulysses S. Grant

In its newest video, Prager University shares the story of one of the United States’ most significant presidents, but one whose accomplishments are …

Conservative View

Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs

June 24, 2018<p>A panel of scholars discusses the memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant. Their conversation is part of the annual summer conference hosted by the …

War

McCaul says efforts need to be expedited to help storm survivors

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, whose 10th district includes Katy, said he is pleased that the Department of Housing and Urban …

Extreme Weather

Gambling and the American Mind

More and more Americans, all of them convinced that their side is losing, try to rig the game in their favor. No longer willing to play fair, they …

Royal Family

New US Dollar Concept Will Make You Want to Carry Money Again

With the world moving increasingly toward digital currency, Behance gallery’s recent New US Dollar Concept will have you wanting to stuff your wallet …

For Men

When a US politician says “infest”

Donald Trump’s recent tweet that Democrats “want illegal immigrants, no matter how bad they may be, to pour into and infest our Country” has drawn …

Donald Trump

American Civil War: Major General Carl Schurz

Carl Schurz - Early Life & Career:<p>Born March 2, 1829 near Cologne, Rhenish Prussia (Germany), Carl Schurz was the son of Christian and Marianne …

Civil Service

Porn Has Been A Favorite Conservative Scapegoat For Over A Century

If Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) is right, pornography isn’t just obscene, it’s deadly. Late last month, Black said porn is a “root cause” of school shootings, and a “big part” of why young men are taking up arms and opening fire on their classmates and teachers. She doubled down on her bad take a …

J. Edgar Hoover

Grant's Headquarters at City Point

For nearly a year, General Ulysses S. Grant was based here during the American Civil War.<p>On March 2, 1864, Ulysses S. Grant was promoted to …

War

Old Overholt Rye Whiskey

The oldest continuously maintained brand of whiskey in the country, Old Overholt was established in 1810. The rye survived Prohibition, as well as an …

Shopping

Other Notable “Deals” Throughout History

Munich, 1938Prime Ministers Chamberlain and Daladier agree to Hitler’s immediate occupation of the Sudetenland, throwing in Wales for “good measure.” …

Humor

Senator McCain's November seat not up for grabs after midnight deadline passes

PHOENIX - A key deadline quietly passed overnight, with huge political implications in Arizona and across the country.<p>Senator John McCain's seat will …

Mccain

Leonardo DiCaprio producing Ulysses S. Grant docu-series

Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio is producing a docu-series called "Grant" for the History channel.

War

Lincoln Museum to celebrate first ladies

<b>SPRINGFIELD, Ill. •</b> First ladies are getting their own day in the Illinois state capital.<p>The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is …

Michelle Obama

The historic Golden Lamb is getting some updates and renovations. Here’s what’s happening.

The Golden Lamb in Lebanon is beginning renovations on one of its four first-floor dining rooms and kitchen, one of several projects happening at the …

Dining Rooms

Ulysses Grant Was No Butcher

On his deathbed in July 1885, Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant wrote: "I would like to see truthful history written."<p>That's what author Gordon C. Rhea has …

South Carolina

Civil War Days brings 200 re-enactors — including Abe Lincoln, Ulysses Grant and Sojourner Truth — to Naperville

Springfield resident Larry Werline says that when it comes to reliving events from the Civil War, the experience never gets old.<p>“I know there have been many reenactments here and other places, but there are so many fascinating things about this period in history. I was drawn to it years ago and …

War

Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg enter talks to reunite on Ulysses S. Grant feature

Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg are currently in early talks to reunite on a blockbuster biopic of Ulysses S. Grant for Lionsgate.The film …

Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg Are Teaming Up Again

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks to Make Ulysses Grant Biopic

DiCaprio, who is producing, could star as the U.S. president with Spielberg directing<p>Sixteen years after they teamed up on “Catch Me If You Can,” …

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg, Leonardo DiCaprio, Appian Way In Early Talks To Team On Ulysses S. Grant Epic At Lionsgate

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio are in early discussions to re-team on an epic biopic of Ulysses S. Grant that DiCaprio and Appian …

Celebrity News

Steven Spielberg in Early Talks to Direct Leonardo DiCaprio in Ulysses S. Grant Biopic

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio are in early talks to collaborate on a Ulysses S. Grant biopic at Lionsgate.<p>There’s no deal in place for …

Celebrity (UK)

Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio want to make a Ulysses S. Grant biopic

According to <i>Deadline</i>, Steven Spielberg and Leonardo DiCaprio are looking to reunite for the first time since 2002's <i>Catch Me If You Can</i> with a biopic …

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