Ronald C. White
And why it matters.
Friends at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site near St. Louis tell me most visitors arrive with little knowledge of Grant—but leave with deep appreciation.
In my biography of Abraham Lincoln, I wrote of Grant, the decorated Civil War general, but I now confess: I did not fully know the man. Grant’s rise to fame has always remained something of a mystery.
In a syndicated op-ed this week, conservative columnist Pat Buchanan argues that white, male, Christian historical figures are being “cleansed” from America’s national consciousness. Unhappy that Saint Louis University (SLU) is relo...
Four Confederate flags were found at about 6 this morning on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site's visitor center, Atlanta news outlets report. King and his father were bo...
Every decade we need a new biography of Ulysses S. Grant to remind us that he is one of America’s greatest heroes. Michael Korda on the latest effort.
As one of the most popular attractions at the National Museum of American History, the iconic ruby-red slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” have entranced visitors for nearly 80 years. Unfortunately, the glittery shoes have lost a bit o...