Author Ron Chernow's new book looks at the life and presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.

Author Ron Chernow's new book looks at the life and presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.

How far will Republicans follow their leader? Vox.com science reporter Brian Resnick on what political scientists and psychologists are learning in real time from President Trump supporters. Then, historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author Ron Chernow’s newest book is a biography of Ulysses S. Grant. Chernow explains why this brilliant military tactician and one of our country’s most effective advocates for the civil rights of African Americans has been underappreciated.

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  • Ron Chernow Historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author. His books include "Washington: A Life," "Alexander Hamilton," adapted into the award-winning Broadway musical, "Hamilton: An American Musical" and his latest, "Grant"
  • Brian Resnick Science reporter, Vox.com

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