American Masters

Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel

Preview: Season 26 Episode 3 | 1m 31s

Margaret Mitchell was no ordinary writer. The one book she published in her lifetime - Gone With the Wind won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937, 75 years ago. With over 30 million copies sold to date, it is one of the world's best-selling novels. The film adaptation broke all box office records, and received 10 Academy Awards. Premieres nationally Monday, April 2 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 04/01/12

Rating: TV-PG

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