The Sculpture Diaries: Leaders

Explore leaders' lasting legacies through sculpture. Lenin was a slight figure, but sculptures depict him as a dominant presence. Meanwhile at Mount Rushmore, four US presidents are carved out of a mountain, but the site is controversial for the Native Americans who consider it their land. And travel to Florence to discover the inconsistencies in Michelangelo's iconic David.

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Statues of the Past

An island once covered in trees now boasts barren land and massive sculptures.