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American Masters | James McBride on To Kill a Mockingbird | PBS

Duration: 03:29 (Full Program)
Program: American Masters #2504
Broadcast Date: Apr. 2, 2012

James McBride, author of the memoir The Color of Water, discusses how Harper Lee used the voice of her protagonists in To Kill a Mockingbird to bravely provide an accessible and radical point of view about racism in 1960. He describes and how today's authors can expand upon Lee's views. HarperLee: Hey Boo airs Monday April 2nd at 10 p.m. (check local listings).

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Post Date: March 9, 2012