23. The Amazing Life and Curious Death of Dorothy Kilgallen

In this edition of A New York State of Crime, Alicia illuminates a Dominick-adjacent story, that of the mysterious 1965 death of crime reporter Dorothy Kilgallen. Was her death an accident, a suicide, or the result of her investigation into the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy?

Sources:

The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of What’s My Line TV Star and Media Icon Dorothy Kilgallen, by Mark Shaw (amazon.com)

Denial of Justice: Dorothy Kilgallen, Abuse of Power, and the Most Compelling JFK Assassination Investigation in History, by Mark Shaw (amazon.com)

Kilgallen: A Biography of Dorothy Kilgallen, by Lee Israel (amazon.com)

Dorothy Kilgallen (spartacus-educational.com)

Local author says columnist cracked the JFK case in 1965, just… (padailypost.com)

What Did Dorothy Know? (washingtonpost.com)

Spilling Secrets | Vanity Fair | April 2006 (archive.vanityfair.com)

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