2011 is the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Sally Tippett Rains is available for speaking engagements and she can add an element of Civil War history or Movie history to your event. Rains can speak about any aspect of Gone With the Wind, either in regular clothes or dressed in a hoop skirt to enhance your gathering.
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The Making of a Masterpiece, The True Story of Margaret Mitchell's Classic Novel Gone With The Wind contains the exclusive Civil War history behind Margaret Mitchell's story. Rains had access to a scrapbook from Mitchell's family which contains pictures from the 1800's as well as stories from Mitchell's Civil War ancestors. Some of these stories are very similar to stories in Gone With The Wind.
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Sally Tippett Rains
Sally Tippett Rains is an author, charity volunteer and documentary producer. The Making Of A Masterpiece is her 11th book. Previous works include books co-written with coaches, as well as several motivational and inspirational books. Rains started her journalism career at KMOX/CBS Radio in St. Louis as a sports reporter, writing sportscasts and features for famed broadcasters Bob Costas and the late Jack Buck.
With her family, Rains started Rainbows For Kids, a 501 (c)(3) charity dedicated to helping families of children with cancer. Rainbows For Kids offers hope to families and provides fun activities to help them keep a positive attitude. She has co-produced two videos, most recently, a DVD called "Hope For The 'C' Word" which seeks to inform families of newly diagnosed children while providing inspiration.
The Making Of A Masterpiece is being made into a documentary, which Rains is co-producing and also a short film, for which she served as script writer.
|Rains got her writing start at KMOX/CBS Radio in St. Louis, in the sports department where among other things, she was a writer and producer for Bob Costas.|
Sally Tippett Rains lives in St. Louis with her husband Rob Rains, an author and the sports editor of the new online newspaper, www.Globe-Democrat.com. They are the parents of two grown sons, BJ and Mike who are Eagle Scouts. BJ also writes for Globe-Democrat.com and Mike is in college finishing up his degree in Sports Management. With all this sports in her life is it any wonder she found a way to combine Gone With The Wind with the 'Great American Pastime'? Hall of Fame baseball broadcaster Ernie Harwell wrote the books' foreword because he knew Margaret Mitchell and his family was friends with her.