'The Wind Done Gone' A three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta lifted a lower court injunction barring publication of the new novel, The Wind Done Gone, by Alice Randall. The court ruled that the injunction constituted "prior restraint" and therefore violated the First Amendment. The court did not rule on whether The Wind Done Gone violates the copyright on the book it claims to parody, Gone With the Wind. From member station WABE, Joshua Levs reports.
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'The Wind Done Gone'

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'The Wind Done Gone'

'The Wind Done Gone'

'The Wind Done Gone'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta lifted a lower court injunction barring publication of the new novel, The Wind Done Gone, by Alice Randall. The court ruled that the injunction constituted "prior restraint" and therefore violated the First Amendment. The court did not rule on whether The Wind Done Gone violates the copyright on the book it claims to parody, Gone With the Wind. From member station WABE, Joshua Levs reports.