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Doubts Arise about Facts in Capote's "In Cold Blood"

trumancapote(The author of "In Cold Blood," Truman Capote. Source:

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Documents are casting doubt on the accuracy of events that were portrayed in Truman Capote's famous book recounting the 1959 murders of the Clutter family in southwest Kansas. A Kansas Bureau of Investigation report suggests the agency waited five days after getting a tip that led to the arrest of Perry Smith and Richard Hickock. Capote long contended his 1964 book "In Cold Blood" was "immaculately factual."

Read more about the new revelations in an article by the Lawrence Journal-World.

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