Here is a short clip of Tom Dugan portraying Robert E. Lee. There is a short interview with Dugan and the director, but the clip that I found most interesting was Dugan’s portrayal of Lee’s views on slavery and race. What you get is a very loose reading of the historical record and a great deal of fantasy.
Robert E. Lee: Civil Rights Leader
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth
“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History