GEORGIA: Crossroad Town

There are 13 Atlantas in the U. S., but only one mattered last week.* Atlanta, Ga. was the place where Gone With the Wind opened (see p. 30); where Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh passed by and the Negroes said: "I seen 'em!"; where Banker Robert Strickland wept for Melanie and said: "By God, I'm not ashamed"; where young ladies in their grandmas' crinolines and young bucks in fawn vests and pantaloons skittered through Peachtree Street and Henry Grady Square at dawn; where old, old people remembered the Battle of Atlanta and Sherman...

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