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A Conversation with "Scout," Actress Mary Badham

Mary Badham

By Angela Hatton

Murray, KY – Actress Mary Badham is most famous for her role as Scout in the 1962 film version of the book To Kill a Mockingbird. For several years, Badham has been an advocate for reading and education, traveling and speaking all over the world. This weekend, Badham visited Paducah and Murray as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' "Big Read" program. She spoke with Angela Hatton.

Discover more about the Big Read here.