President Grant pushes congress for the power to protect the Freedmen's right to vote and to help install Joseph Rainey, the first black man elected to the House. He gets help from a black militia leader named Captain Jim Williams.
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Starring James Black as Ulysses S Grant.
William Jackson Harper
Sydney James Harcourt
Dr. Raymond Christian
Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla
Written by Steven Walters
Directed by Steven Walters and Robert McCollum
Executive Producer: Lindsay Graham and Steven Walters
Co-executive Producers: Erik Archilla and Robert McCollum
Consulting Producer: Jonathan Norton
Music by Lindsay Graham
Audio editing by Mollie Baack
Sound Design by Derek Behrens and Lindsay Graham
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