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"Re-thinking Grant" at the 2018 R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture

Tuesday, September 11, 7:00 p.m. at the Allen County Public Library

New York Times bestselling author Ronald C. White will present the 2018 R. Gerald McMurtry Lecture titled "A New Vision for America: Re-thinking Ulysses S. Grant" on Tuesday, September 11, at 7 p.m. in the theater of the Allen County Public Library's Main Library, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana. White is the author of "American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant" (2016).  He has also written three books on Abraham Lincoln: "Lincoln: A Biography" (2009), "The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln through His Words" (2005), and "Lincoln's Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural" (2002).

White's op-ed essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and the New York Daily News. He has lectured at the White House and been interviewed on the PBS News Hour. He has taught at UCLA, Princeton Theological Seminary, Whitworth University, Colorado College, Rider University, and San Francisco Theological Seminary. He is a Fellow at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, and a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum in Washington, D.C.

The 2018 McMurtry Lecture is presented by the Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana and the Allen County Public Library. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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