Episode 1: Robert E. Lee, Part 1

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 Despite his initial misgivings about secession, Robert E. Lee would come to be the figure most commonly associated with the Confederacy.  Part 1 of our portrait of Lee looks at the general’s family history, childhood and education, service in the United States Army, thoughts about slavery, and decision to join the Southern rebellion. 
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