Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel (#2503)
Mitchell received news of the prize by phone and hid from the press 03:26
Full Program: Explore the Pulitzer Prize-winning woman behind classic novel Gone With the Wind 56:07
The director of Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel talks about her creative process 03:37
Scholars and devoted readers of Margaret Mitchell's 1936 classic novel have been arguing the book's literary merits... 03:41
Margaret Mitchell was profoundly influenced by a violent race riot 03:00
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Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
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These episodes of American Masters aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning (#2704)
- Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth (#2606)
- Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll (#2602)
- A Fierce Green Fire (#2701)
- Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel (#2503)
- Tanaquil LeClercq: Afternoon of a Faun (#2703)