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Title Work

Title No: 5521

Title: Lee, the Virginian

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1962 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Outlines, through still pictures and dramatization, the life of Robert E. Lee from the beginning of the Civil War until his death. Discusses his family background and depicts the major battles of the Civil War leading to Lee's surrender to Grant. Includes notes concerning his work as President of Washington University."--WorldCat.

Originally consisted of 3 parts, all broadcast in 1959 on the NBC-TV program Project 20: part 1, Meet Mr. Lincoln; part 2, Lee, the Virginian; part 3, U.S. Grant, an improbable hero. Profiles three prominent figures of the American Civil War and gives their backgrounds prior to the war and the way each performed the most important work of their lives between 1861 to 1865.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 27 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Presidents--Confederate States of America--Biography

Name As Subjects: Lee, Robert E.

Distribution CompanyCRM/McGraw-Hill Films
NarratorMitchell, Thomas
BroadcasterNational Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Items x6

5521-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
5521-2Safety Film : Viewing print 
5521-3Safety Film : Viewing print 
5521-4Safety Film : Viewing print 
5521-5Safety Film : Viewing print 
5521-6Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library