Greg Garrett

Is Gone with the Wind to blame for Trumpism?

The Lost Cause – the theme of Margaret Mitchell’s bestseller – now seems a more potent American myth than ever, says Sarah Churchwell

Hattie McDaniel as Mammy, the Tara house slave, and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O’Hara in a scene from the film Gone with the Wind. [Alamy]

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