Alice Walker’s great-great-great-great-grandmother walked as a slave from Virginia to Eatonton, Georgia, which is considered Walker’s ancestral home. She journeyed that distance with two babies on her hips, and she would go on to live to the age of 125. It is in memory of this walk that Walker chooses to keep and embrace her […]
Watch the full documentary Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel here on the American Masters web site. Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel engages leading historians, biographers and personal friends to reveal a complex woman who experienced profound identity shifts during her life and struggled with the two great issues of her day: the changing role of women and […]
Read about the turbulent life of the author of Gone With the Wind.
As part of a segment filmed during pledge for Georgia Public Broadcasting, Pamela Roberts, director of Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel, gave an interview about her creative process and commitment to telling the true story of Gone With The Wind and the life of Margaret Mitchell. Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel premieres nationally on Monday, April 2 […]
Margaret Mitchell was no ordinary writer. The one book she published in her lifetime – Gone With the Wind – sold millions of copies at the height of the Great Depression in America and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937, 75 years ago. With over 30 million copies sold to date, it is one of […]