"Jem would struggle the rest of an evening through the speeches of Henry W Grady."

 Henry Woodfin Grady was a 19th century journalist and orator (public speaker) who helped reintegrate the Confederate states into the Union after the American Civil War. He was a moral man who invented the "New South" of America, advocating equality and a renewal of the South's economy.

The South has nothing for which to apologize. She believes that the late struggle between the States was war and not rebellion, revolution and not conspiracy...

"The New South" speech, 22 December 1886