Questions Mount in Decision to Release 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sequel

Fans question whether author Harper Lee's health left her unable to object to release of "Go Set a Watchman."
1:48 | 02/09/15

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Transcript for Questions Mount in Decision to Release 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sequel
up controversy. Months before it's even out. The sequel to "To kill a mocking bird." Harper lee, 88, and in failing health, was she part of the decision to release this man script? Here's Davis Wright. You never understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. Reporter: A new chapter, 55 years later. Where you going? Reporter: "To kill a mockingbird" was the only one Harper lee published. Now, there is a sequel, "Go set a watchman." Now, some saying they don't believe the author wanted to publish another one. And after a stroke, some feel she may not be able to object. Others dispute that. I'm tired of the misrepresentation. I'm with her once a month and she's not demented. Reporter: A message from lee, I'm alive and happy about the reactions to "Watchman". And is hurt and humiliated about this. Portions of the novel were adapted to "To kill a mockingbird." Even before it's out, it's already number one on Amazon. But why has it taken so long? That's a mystery. The author, like boo Radley. Off in the shadows. David Wright, ABC news, new York.

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