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Aug 7, 2016 3:00pm EDT
publication which was a publication last year she has received her mi and the history of george washington university and this is her first book. please help me in welcoming our author. [applause]. >> a being here today brings me full circle. in late 2002 came to politics and prose, my home away from home i went to my favorite section over there, browsed it and bought the book that change my life. the book that led me here today to talk to about my book. thank thank you all so much for coming. it has been said by recent biographers of abraham lincoln including sidney blumenthal who is europe a month ago that abraham lincoln would not have been abraham lincoln without his wife. i can tell you without eight years of research and writing the same is true of the most famous union civil war general and their lives. john charles. >> reporter: , sherman, and and ulysses s grant would not have been who they were without jesse benton nelly marcy ellie union and julia dense. i first came to the story ten years ago when i was in graduate school learned that ellen sherman sherman popper has
CSPAN
Jul 22, 2016 1:03am EDT
the same is true of the civil war generals and their wives john charles fremont, george mcclellan, william tecumseh sherman and ulysses s. grant wouldn't have been who they were. when i was in graduate school and learned that sherman fought for her husband from president lincoln in january of 1862. from earlier painting i knew jesse freemont lobbied the president on her husband's behalf a few months earlier. as a former congressional aide and lobbyist i was intrigued bya their lobbying efforts and results they achieved.d. i wanted to know more about how they influenc influenced their s kabir. there was confident they had because i was raised a military family and learned early to strengthen the couragthestrengtd resilience required military spouses. i began with jesse and ellen and after research decided to tell the story of points of the men whose trajectories in the civil war roughly matched those of c fremont and sherman. george mcclellan was one of the first appointments to the major general in may of 1861. by the end of 1862 neither of those men commended any troops at all an
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2016 9:00am EDT
her m.a. in history from george washington university, and this is her first book. please help me in welcoming candice hooper to politics & prose. [applause] >> sure this is right. being here today brings me full circle. in late 2002 i came to politics and prose, my home away from home, went to my favorite section over there, browsed it and bought the book that changed my life. the book that led me here today to talk to you about my book. thank you all so much for coming. it's been said by recent biographers of abraham lincoln, including sidney blumenthal who was here just a month ago, that abraham lincoln wouldn't have been abraham lincoln without his wife. i can tell you that after eight years of research and writing, the same is true of the most famous union civil war generals and their wives. john charles fremont, george mcclellan, william tecumseh sherman and ulysses s. grant wouldn't have been who they were without jesse benton, nelly marcy, ellen ewing and julia dent. i first twigged to this story ten years ago when i was in graduate school and learned that ellen sherman sough
CSPAN
Jul 21, 2016 9:37pm EDT
and george washington university and this is her first book so help me in welcoming canvas to politics and prose. [applause] i tend to politics and prose and my home away from home went to my favorite section over there. the book that led me here today to talk to you about my book thank you all so much for coming. it's been said by grace and biographers of abraham lincoln including said he blumenthal was here just a month ago that abraham lincoln wouldn't have been abraham lincoln without his wife. i can tell you after eight years of research and writing the same is true of the union civil war generals and their lives. john charles fremont, william tecumseh sherman and ulysses s. grant wouldn't have been who they were without jesse, ellen ewing and julia dent. from president lincoln in january of 1862 i knew jesse benton fremont lobbied presidene president on her husband's behalf a few months earlier. as a former congressional aide and a lobbyist i was intrigued by their lobbying efforts and by very different results that they achieved. i wanted to know more about how the infl
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)