This week we talk about one of the most beloved figures in American history, Gen. Robert E. Lee. He made a monumentally difficult decision to fight for the secessionists during the American Civil War (1861-65) and became world famous for leading a troubled South with steadfast honor.
Show notes and links:
- The Crown (TV Series 2016– ) (imdb.com)
- Mr. and Mrs. Hollywood: Edie and Lew Wasserman and Their Entertainment Empire, by Kathleen Sharp (amazon.com)
- Frontier (TV Series 2016– ) (imdb.com)
- Robert E. Lee
- Winfield Scott
- The History Files #53: The Pig War (csicon.fm)
- Henry “Light Horse Harry” Lee III
- Traveller (Lee’s horse)
- Movieing On #224: The Great Gatsby (csicon.fm)
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