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SundanceTV Commissions True Crime Event: Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited!

Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood and the Academy Award®-nominated film it inspired were a result of the murder of the Clutter family in a small Kansas town in 1959. For the book, Capote interviewed the convicted killers,  Perry Smith and Richard Hickock, making his book – and the subsequent film – landmarks in true crime. … Continue reading SundanceTV Commissions True Crime Event: Murde
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