Season 23, Episode 2 U.S. Grant: Warrior

First Aired: January 10, 2011

A profile of Ulysses S. Grant, chronicling how he rose from obscurity to become a Civil War hero whose exploits earned him the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" and the admiration of the Northern public while, in the South, his hard-nosed tactics led him to be labeled a butcher.

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  • Premiered: October 4, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)

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