SOURCE: NY Times
In choosing a scholar over a satirist, the Correspondents’ Association had sought to solemnize a dinner known for its comedic puncturing of the Washington bubble.
by Albert R. Hunt
In the Wall Street Journal Al Hunt says the book shows why Virginia should fret a statue to Grant.
by John Reeves
Chernow has now provided us with a compelling explanation of why Grant was indeed the first soldier of the Civil War, though there’s always the matter of the sacrifice of all those lives lost in battle.
SOURCE: Time Magazine
Hamilton’s vision for America won out over Jefferson’s.
SOURCE: The Times of Israel
Ron Chernow was shocked that Lin-Manuel Miranda wanted to turn his biography of Hamilton into a play
Chernow admits he was a little taken aback the first time he attended a rehearsal — the cast was made up almost exclusively of people of color. But he soon decided the casting was “a stroke of genius,” he said.
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