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McAllister to present 'The World According to Atticus'

Thursday, April 28, 2011

LAWRENCE – A KU Law professor will wrap up a month of Read Across Lawrence events today with a talk about the main character in this year’s featured novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Stephen McAllister will speak about “The World According to Atticus” at 7 p.m. today at the Douglas County Courthouse.

McAllister, who first read Harper Lee’s classic in college, said the lessons imparted by Atticus Finch reach well beyond the legal community.

“This is a book about a lawyer, but so much more,” McAllister told the Kansas Law Free Press. “(The novel) expresses the ideals of a lawyer’s role as the conscience of the community, as a leader, but with constant reminders about humility and respect for others.”

Choir members from Praise Temple and St. Luke's AME will provide musical accompaniment, and a reception will follow the presentation. Today also marks Harper Lee's 85th birthday.

There is no charge for the event.


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