PBS to Air Updated Documentary on Harper Lee

By Maryann Yin 

HarperLeeThe team at PBS American Masters have updated a 2012 documentary on Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Harper Lee. According to an announcement on Facebook, the film will feature thoughts and comments from high-profile figures including Oprah Winfrey, Rosanna Cash, and Tom Brokaw.

Deadline.com reports that producer Mary McDonagh Murphy paid a personal visit to Lee in Monroeville, AL. During that meeting the 89 year old writer was presented with a new copy of the highly anticipated To Kill a Mockingbird sequel, Go Set a Watchman.

An airing will take place on Friday, July 10th from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Click here to watch a short preview from this nonfiction movie.