In Cold Blood by Jensyn Busby

Timeline created by jbrooke13
In History
  • murders of Herb, Bonnie, Kenyon, and nancy Clutter, in Holcomb.

    murders of Herb, Bonnie, Kenyon, and nancy Clutter, in Holcomb.
  • Killers Perry Smith and Richard HIckock on the run, fleeing to Mexico and eventually to Las Vegas.

    Killers Perry Smith and Richard HIckock on the run, fleeing to Mexico and eventually to Las Vegas.
  • Truman Capote, author of "BReakfast at Tiffany's" arrives in Garden City with his childhood friend, Harper Lee. Capote visits many times, research the crime

    Truman Capote, author of "BReakfast at Tiffany's" arrives in Garden City with his childhood friend, Harper Lee. Capote visits many times, research the crime
  • Clutter family funeral in Garden City

    Clutter family funeral in Garden City
  • Beverly Clutter's wedding

    Beverly Clutter's wedding
  • Killers Perry Smith and Richard Hickock on the run, fleeing to Mexico and eventually to Las Vegas.

    Killers Perry Smith and Richard Hickock on the run, fleeing to Mexico and eventually to Las Vegas.
  • Las Vegas police arrest Hickock and Smith on a Kansas warrent of passing bad checks.

  • Hickock, then Smith confess to the Clutter murders

    Hickock, then Smith confess to the Clutter murders
  • KBI agents return Hickock and Smith to the Finney County Jail in Garden City.

    KBI agents return Hickock and Smith to the Finney County Jail in Garden City.
  • Hickock and Smith's muder trial begins

    Hickock and Smith's muder trial begins
  • A jury of 12 men finds Hickock and Smith guilty. They are sentenced to death.

    A jury of 12 men finds Hickock and Smith guilty. They are sentenced to death.
  • Original execution date, postponed.

    Original execution date, postponed.
  • Lawyers for Hickock and Smith appeal the case all the way to the case all the way to the Kansas Supreme Court. Eventually, the U.S. Supreme Court declines to review the case.

    Lawyers for Hickock and Smith appeal the case all the way to the case all the way to the Kansas Supreme Court. Eventually, the U.S. Supreme Court declines to review the case.
  • After further legal review, the Kansas attorney general files a motion for a new execution date.

    After further legal review, the Kansas attorney general files a motion for a new execution date.
  • The killers executed. Hickock first. Buried at unmarkes graves.

    The killers executed. Hickock first. Buried at unmarkes graves.
  • Capote interviews both killers on Death Row at the Kansas penitentiary at Lansing.

    Capote interviews both killers on Death Row at the Kansas penitentiary at Lansing.
  • Truman Capote's book, in serial form, is published in the New yorker.

    Truman Capote's book, in serial form, is published in the New yorker.
  • First edition of "In Cold Blood" is published

    First edition of "In Cold Blood" is published
  • Publication is Esquire magazine of exerpts from the book "Answered Prayers". Capote hopes this will be his masterwork, but it is recieved coldly.

    Publication is Esquire magazine of exerpts from the book "Answered Prayers". Capote hopes this will be his masterwork, but it is recieved coldly.
  • Truman Capote dies of liver disease complicated by phlebitis, an inflammation of the veins, and multiple drug intoxication, in a guest bedroom at the house of his friend, Joanna Carson, the former wife of Johnny Carson.

    Truman Capote dies of liver disease complicated by phlebitis, an inflammation of the veins, and multiple drug intoxication, in a guest bedroom at the house of his friend, Joanna Carson, the former wife of Johnny Carson.