The Man Who Saved the Union

Ulysses S. Grant saved the Union twice, first on the field of battle during the Civil War, and then in the aftermath of the largely disastrous presidency of Andrew Johnson. Bestselling historian H. W. Brands offers a warts and all portrait of the 18th President in a work meant to restore a hero's maligned reputation.

July 22: On this day in 1941, on his twelfth wedding anniversary, Eugene O'Neill presented the just-finished manuscript of Long Day's Journey into Night to his wife, Carlotta.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.