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Setting: A Portrait of a Southern Town in the 1930s

In this video from American Masters: Harper Lee: Hey, Boo, learn about the small town of Monroeville, Alabama, Harper Lee’s hometown and the inspiration for the fictional town of Maycomb, the setting for To Kill a Mockingbird. Through archival interviews, photographs, and present-day commentary (including an excerpt from an interview with Harper Lee), students will learn what life was like for people living in the South during the Great Depression.

This media asset is from American Masters Harper Lee: Hey, Boo.

For more information on Director Mary Murphy and the Hey, Boo 45-minute classroom edition, visit Mary Murphy & Company.

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