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I think they (hbo) just want to add some context soothsayer Jun 2020 #1
Well, it certainly taught me how foolish the bravado behind the South's entry into the civil war hlthe2b Jun 2020 #2
Exactly. One would think early lines from Scarlett would be context enough, "Fiddle-dee-dee. txwhitedove Jun 2020 #28
I don't get it either. bdamomma Jun 2020 #3
It is NOT being taken off the air. It is being temporarily removed from HBO Squinch Jun 2020 #9
The removal of Huck Finn from schools was a huge mistake. Walleye Jun 2020 #4
All because of one word. A word that was carefully chosen as the ultimate sarcasm. TreasonousBastard Jun 2020 #5
Yes. Can't believe how people miss the point. Walleye Jun 2020 #10
It's funny, Twain's books were banned in some places originally Clash City Rocker Jun 2020 #14
I have never been able to get past the "hospital" scene in GWTW. Ferrets are Cool Jun 2020 #6
GWTW? Who cares...just don't mess with that holiday classic Holiday Inn. jmg257 Jun 2020 #7
Gone With the Wind does NOT show how black people were treated in the past. Squinch Jun 2020 #8
Adding context to GWTW is not "Taking away history," good lord. WhiskeyGrinder Jun 2020 #11
GWTW is not history Cirque du So-What Jun 2020 #12
I always thought of Gone With the Wind as a love story katmondoo Jun 2020 #13
It's extremely important to the history of film, just as is "Birth of a Nation". Dial H For Hero Jun 2020 #15
So is Triumph of the Will Cirque du So-What Jun 2020 #20
Sat down and watched that before a trip to Germany a couple years ago BannonsLiver Jun 2020 #30
I don't think it perpetuates negative stereotypes Goodheart Jun 2020 #18
Each of the stereotypes presented in GWTW Cirque du So-What Jun 2020 #22
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OK ibegurpard Jun 2020 #16
Agreed. This article by an AA woman from the South. . . DinahMoeHum Jun 2020 #17
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The problem with the way people interpret GWTW Leith Jun 2020 #23
What is ironic in all of this...if you read the book..Gone with the wind was the first book to Demsrule86 Jun 2020 #24
What about The Littlest Rebel. marie999 Jun 2020 #25
Or for that matter Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney in "Babes on Broadway" with its extended minstrel Dial H For Hero Jun 2020 #26
Wonder if so many would be in favor of these movies, include... brush Jun 2020 #27
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