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History Speaks Lecture Series: Margaret Mitchell – Before and After Scarlett

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  • May 7, 2017
  • 04:00PM - 05:00PM
  • Non-Members: $10/adult, $9/youth (4-12) and students. Members: $8/adult, $7/ youth (4-12)


Join Lynn Rymarz as she shares the life and times of Pulitzer Prize winner, Margaret Mitchell, author of “Gone with the Wind.” Hear about Mitchell’s childhood in Atlanta, where she grew up listening to Civil War stories by her relatives who served as Confederate soldiers and how their stories became the heart of her story. Discover how she created her memorable characters including, Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler. Rymarz will give a behind the scenes look of how Mitchell’s book became published and made into an Academy Award winner for Best Picture. Photographs and letters will be shared.

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