The Mathew "Mike" Gladstein Lecture in Biography
Ron Chernow
Thu, October 12th, 2017 | 6:30 pm
(Members $38)

Note: This event is sold out



Pulitzer Prize winner and Alexander Hamilton author Ron Chernow delves into the life of another American icon: Ulysses S. Grant. In a story of bravery and infamy, Chernow presents a compelling portrait of Grant that reveals not only his monumental accomplishments as Civil War general and president, but also his lifelong struggle with alcoholism and his tenuous endeavors in business, uncovering all facets of his historic life.

Ron Chernow is a renowned writer and historian whose biography Alexander Hamilton was adapted into the eminently popular, award-winning Broadway musical Hamilton. His latest book is Grant


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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