Atticus interupts Aunt Alexandra’s afternoon tea with her missionary circle to tell Jem, Calpurnia and I that Tom Robinson had been shot seventeen times, trying to escape prison. He brought Calpurnia with him to tell his family the news. Advertisements
During Tom Robinson’s trial most of the town came to watch. Jem, Dill and I had to sit in the balcony with the “colored” people because the room was so full.