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  • Trustee Alan U. Schwartz, who was Capote's lawyer, says the overhead exists because new deals had to be negotiated concerning Capote's literary works, which are the bulk of the trust's assets.

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  • The crime in the affluent New Haven suburb of Cheshire in 2007 drew comparisons to the one described in Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood," led to the defeat of a bill to abolish the death penalty in Connecticut and sparked tougher state laws for repeat offenders and home invasions.

    Joshua Komisarjevsky Sentenced To Death In Brutal Connecticut Home Invasion

  • The role represents a 180-degree turn from Wilson's breakout role nearly 45 years ago as one of the murderers along with Robert Blake of a Midwestern farm family in the big-screen adaptation of Truman Capote's In Cold Blood.

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  • She added custom-lit bookshelves in her living room to display her large collection of books, as well as several of Truman Capote's stuffed animals that she bought for $100 in an auction of his estate.

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  • Among the featured items: Truman Capote 's letters to murderer Perry Smith , the subject of Capote's "In Cold Blood"; and Jack Kerouac 's letters to Malcom Cowley , the editor of "On the Road."

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  • The starting point is a triple murder in small-town Texas that recalls, in its wanton savagery, the Kansas slaughter of the Clutter family in Richard Brooks's film version of Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood."

    High-Altitude Viewing

  • Flora had to decide whether to give up this luscious project, which she was already fantasizing might be as successful as Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood," or to believe Connie and Shirley.

    Multiple Personality Deception

  • The book's huge success became the inspiration for innumerable other true-crime novels—though few have managed to approach anything like the psychological astuteness or the spellbinding force of Capote's work.

    Literary Tales Of Real-Life Crimes

  • Along with the entire oeuvre of Channel 5, Gummer's guidelines might have suppressed, among other things, Sickert's Jack the Ripper's Bedroom, Alban Berg's Lulu, Capote's In Cold Blood and, more recently, Andrew O'Hagan's The Missing, which was part-published within months of James Bulger's murder in 1993 and is now due to be staged in September.

    We shouldn't make entertainment out of others' tragedy | Catherine Bennett

  • "It's exciting," he said of the 2009 AMAs, walking down the red carpet alongside a grinning Kilmer, who could best be described as being dressed like Truman Capote's evil twin.

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