Robert E. Lee: A Biography

Professor Thomas discussed his recent book, Robert E. Lee: A Biography, published by W.W. Norton. The book covers Lee’s family background and Civil Warread more

Robert E. Lee: A Biography Professor Thomas discussed his recent book, Robert E. Lee: A Biography, published by W.W. Norton. The book covers Lee’s family background and Civil War career. General Lee lived only five years after the end of the war, during which time he was president of a small college. Professor Thomas discussed the image of General Lee and how it has been “revised” to that of a troubled, shy person. Professor Thomas also talked about his own writing and his life in academia. close

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 1995 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 06, 2006 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 10, 1995 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 10, 1995 | 11:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 1995 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 11, 1995 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 27, 1998 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 04, 2001 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 05, 2001 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Apr 08, 2001 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2001 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 02, 2001 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2001 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 05, 2001 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 06, 2001 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 07, 2001 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 07, 2001 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 06, 2006 | 1:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
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