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Patricia Cornwell

Crime Novelist

Patricia Cornwell appears in the following:

50th Anniversary of 'In Cold Blood'

Monday, November 16, 2009

Fifty years ago today, Truman Capote came across an article in The New York Times about an entire family murdered in their Kansas home. He immediately began to investigate the crime and write what became the first major piece of literary non-fiction: "In Cold Blood." Patricia Cornwell, best-selling crime writer, and true-crime television journalist Bill Kurtis talk with us about Capote's work, why it remains popular and how it helped launch our national obsession with true-crime journalism.

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Kay Scarpetta in New York City

Thursday, December 04, 2008

The latest in Patricia Cornwell's best-selling crime series, Scarpetta, follows forensic psychologist Kay Scarpetta on an assignment in New York City that starts at Bellevue Hospital’s psychiatric prison ward.

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Two Sides

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Not every actor can be seen in the same day portraying a Catholic martyr and a disgraced US President! Frank Langella talks about his current roles as Richard Nixon and Sir Thomas More. Also: soprano Dawn Upshaw and crime writer Patricia Cornwell. And on Underreported: find out about ...

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