The Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama

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The history of this 150-year-old immersive painting at the Atlanta History Museum features a scheming promoter, the cast of Gone with the Wind, Atlanta’s first Black mayor, and the voice of Darth Vader himself - and shows how our interpretations of art reflect the time in which we live. This episode is produced in partnership with Discover Atlanta.

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