AMERICAN MASTERS: Harper Lee: Hey, Boo

AMERICAN MASTERS: Harper Lee: Hey, Boo

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 9:00pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee smoking cigarette on porch.

Credit: Courtesy of Donald Uhrbrock

Explore the mysterious life of Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of To Kill a Mockingbird.

AMERICAN MASTERS: Harper Lee: Hey, Boo, airing Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 101/cable 1011), reveals the context and history of the novel’s Deep South setting, and the social changes it inspired after publication. The popular film version, starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, leaves an enduring image for the novel’s message. Tom Brokaw, Rosanne Cash, Anna Quindlen, Scott Turow, Oprah Winfrey and others reflect on the novel’s power, influence, popularity, and the ways it has shaped their lives.

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