SOURCE: Washington Post
As has happened fairly regularly during the Trump administration, historians on Twitter expressed their displeasure after Trump praised Gone with the Wind.
SOURCE: Entertainment Weekly
by Chris Nashawaty
It took three years, cost a princely sum and threatened to go off the rails more times than David O. Selznick cared to count. But against all odds, Gone With The Wind stayed the course–and turned out to be an epic for the ages.
by Bruce Chadwick
No film about the South ever caught the feelings of the southern people like Gone with the Wind.
SOURCE: The Root
by E.R. Shipp
On this 75th anniversary of the film, a historical look at how the black press covered its premiere and the film’s depiction of slavery and black citizens.
SOURCE: The Kansas City Star
As its 75th anniversary approaches, even the film’s distributor acknowledges the Civil War epic’s portrayal of slavery is dated and inaccurate.
- Why Michigan’s Top Legislators Should Cancel that Meeting with Trump
- Tom Cotton Attacks "Revisionist History" of Thanksgiving on Senate Floor
- Whose History? AI Uncovers Who Gets Attention in High School Textbooks
- Native History Is Washington History, And Tribes Are Helping Schools Teach It
- When Schools Closed, Americans Turned to Their Usual Backup Plan: Mothers
- Female Pirate Lovers Whose Story was Ignored by Male Historians Immortalized with Statue
- The Devil Had Nothing to Do With It
- Hong Kong's New Rules have Created Confusion in the Classroom. Some Parents are Pulling their Children Out
- Whitewashing the Great Depression (Review)
- What Did Europe Smell Like Centuries Ago? Historians Set Out to Recreate Lost Scents