Ulysses S. Grant

Commentator Gary Joiner profiles Winter Quarters in Newllton, La., in Tensas Parish, and explains why it's a rare surviving example of an antebellum cotton plantation.

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Commentator Gary Joiners explore the makings of a presidential legacy.

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the makings of a presidential legacy.