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The 1962 film classic 'To Kill A Mockingbird' was released 50 years ago. The movie, based on the 1960 novel by Harper Lee, starred Gregory Peck in the role of Atticus Finch for which he later won the Academy Award.
The movie “To Kill a Mockingbird” was released 50 years ago, but even today it resonates with viewers. On Thursday, President Barack Obama screened it in the White House, and on Saturday, the classic film will air on the USA Network at 8 p.m. ET with a special introduction from the president. The Academy award-winning movie, based on the novel by Harper Lee, tells the tale of a white lawyer, Atticus Finch, who defends a black man accused of raping a white woman in the Depression-era South.
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