Scout, Atticus and Boo
Mary McDonagh Murphy talked about the impact of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, published in July 1960. In her book, Scout, Atticus & Boo, Ms. Murphy included reflections on Lee’s novel from Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw, Anna Quindlen, Andrew Young, Scott Turow, and others. During this event, part of the American Library Association’s annual meeting, Mary Murphy discussed her book with librarian and NPR commentator Nancy Pearl and showed clips of the interviews she did for her documentary and accompanying book and clips from the 1962 motion picture. close
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Em Claire Knowles Member American Library Association->Executive Board
Mary McDonagh Murphy Filmmaker
Nancy Pearl Librarian and Author
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