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Truman Capote

On The Media

Truman Capote's Lies, Cybersecurity and More

Friday, February 15, 2013

How Truman Capote mixed fact and fiction in In Cold Blood, the true threat of cyberwar, and software that fact-checks political speeches in real time. 

 

Features

Residents Pick up on New Directional Signs in Brooklyn

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Out-of-towners in Downtown Brooklyn can now use 78 new directional signs to keep from getting lost in the borough. The signs are complete with colorful maps, points of interest and quotes paying homage to Brooklyn residents. The last one was installed a few weeks ago.

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The Takeaway

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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