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Truth And Fiction

June 2024
1min read


Amazing! Margaret Mitchell romanticizes the concerns of self-absorbed, pro-lavery elitists in Gone With the Wind and gets a page-plus of ink from the “Truth and Fiction experts” and nobody mentions Alex Haley’s Roots !?

Greater clarity of writing: Haley. Greater historical depth: Haley. So? The panel throws in its lot with the myths of treasonous rebels. Frankly, Scarlet, your reputation is a damn sight better off these days than it oughta be.

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