American Masters

Harper Lee: American Masters

Season 29 Episode 5 | 1h 23m 12s

One of the biggest American bestsellers of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) was thought to be the first and only novel by Harper Lee. However, on July 14, 2015, Go Set a Watchman was released, featuring characters from Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The film originally aired July 10, 2015, as an update to Mary McDonagh Murphy’s 2012 documentary, Harper Lee: Hey, Boo.

Aired: 07/10/15

Expired: 11/20/18

Rating: TV-G

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