Personal Memoirs by Ulysses S. Grant


Wednesday, January 25 through Wednesday, February 15, 1995. Read by Karl Schmidt.

The former president wrote his memoirs as he was dying of throat cancer, his sole purpose to provide some financial security for his family. The result established him as a giant of American letters. It’s not so much a personal biography as a personal history and statement of character

(Library of America; ISBN-10: 0940450585)

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Theme: Music of the Civil War; Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennel conducting (MERCURY SRI 2-77011)

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