Gregory Peck "To Kill A Mockingbird" Autograph Book/envelop

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
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  • Sold Date: Aug 23, 2012
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The book looks new, go to My Detroit Story to see the Jerry Schoenith pictorial book. Thank you, JerryGale

President Obama to introduce 'To Kill a Mockingbird' for 50th anniversary broadcast

The classic American film "To Kill a Mockingbird" is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend with a special introduction by President Barack Obama

It aired at 7 p.m. Saturday April 2 on USA, cable 34.
According to Entertainment Weekly magazine, the broadcast will feature a digitally remastered print of the film, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee.
The reclusive author, an Alabama native, even offered a rare statement about Obama's participation. She said this in a statement from USA, Universal Pictures and the American Film Institute:
"I'm deeply honored that President Obama will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by introducing it to a national audience. I believe it remains the best translation of a book to film ever made, and I'm proud to know that Gregory Peck's portrayal of Atticus Finch lives on - in a world that needs him now more than ever."
The 1962 film won three Oscars, including a best actor prize for Peck, who starred as the Southern lawyer and inspired generations of civil rights attorneys.
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