Monthly Archives: November 2016

Brooks Simpson: The Legacy and Life of Ulysses S Grant

Here’s an excellent interview with Brooks D. Simpson talking about Ulysses S. Grant. The video’s description reads, “We go one on one with Author, Brooks Simpson, a leading expert on General Ulysses S Grant. He talks about Grant’s struggles to create a career after he left the Army in the early 1850s, and then how […]

2016 Dedication Day at Gettysburg

[Photo by Gettysburg National Military Park] On November 19, 2016, we celebrated the 153rd anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. The keynote speaker was actor LeVar Burton, one of my favorites. You may remember Mr. Burton from his outstanding performances as Kunta Kinte in the original “Roots” miniseries, or as Geordi LaForge in “Star Trek: […]