Tearing down Tara

Sieder, Jill Jordan
May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p18
Reports that the Atlanta History Center opened an exhibit which debunks much of the moonlight-and-magnolia mythology in Margaret Mitchell's novel, `Gone With the Wind.' Comparison of stately Tara to actual plantation homes in antebellum Georgia; Little that supports Scarlett O'Hara's reconstruction-era feminist heroics.


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