American Masters

Wally Lamb on To Kill a Mockingbird

Clip: Season 29 Episode 5 | 3m 4s

Wally Lamb, author of the critically acclaimed She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True and former Director of Creative Writing at University of Connecticut, discusses Scout's universally sympathetic voice and the ways in which To Kill a Mockingbird and all literature can act as an agent of change. Harper Lee: Hey Boo airs Monday April 2nd at 10 p.m. (check local listings).

Aired: 04/01/12

Rating: NR

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