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Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and "To Kill a Mockingbird" (7-Nov-2010)

Director: Mary Murphy

Writer: Mary Murphy

Keywords: Documentary, Literature, Biography

PBS documentary examines the quixotic life and career of To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee as her magnum opus approaches its fiftieth anniversary.

ABSTRACT
Featuring interviews with public figures such as Oprah Winfrey and Tom Brokaw and boasting unprecedented levels of cooperation from Harper Lee's sister and trusted friends, Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and "To Kill a Mockingbird" provides a rare window of insight into the enigmatic child of the South and her beloved novel with its fiftieth anniversary as its backdrop.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tom Brokaw
Journalist
6-Feb-1940   Former anchor, NBC Nightly News
Rosanne Cash
Country Musician
24-May-1955   Rhythm and Romance
Jon Meacham
Journalist
20-May-1969   Managing Editor of Newsweek, 1998-2010
Anna Quindlen
Columnist
8-Jul-1953   NYT columnist, later novelist
Richard Russo
Novelist
15-Jul-1949   Nobody's Fool
Scott Turow
Novelist
12-Apr-1949   Presumed Innocent
Oprah Winfrey
Talk Show Host
29-Jan-1954   The Oprah Winfrey Show
Andrew Young
Politician
12-Mar-1932   Mayor of Atlanta, 1982-90

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