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Harper Lee (FILE) 50 Years Since The Release Of The Film 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
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Harper Lee (FILE) 50th Anniversary Of 'To Kill A Mockingbird'
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Harper Lee Celebrated on 50th Anniversary of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

By JJ Duncan on
It's been 50 years since the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, and that's also how long it's been since Harper Lee has published a novel. The southern writer retreated from the public eye following the unexpected success of Mockingbird, and never found another story she wanted to tell enough to publish it.In 2007, Harper Lee was honored with a Presidential Medal of Freedom by then-President George W. Bush for her contribution to the arts, but her work was not always so widely accepted. In...Read Full Story