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  • Truman Capote wrote breakfast with tiffanys and writer for the New Yorker magazine,arrives in garden city with his childhood friend harper lee.

    Truman Capote wrote breakfast with tiffanys and writer for the New Yorker magazine,arrives in garden city with his childhood friend harper lee.
  • Murders of Herb,Bonnie, Kenyon and Nancy Clutter in Holcomb.

    Murders of Herb,Bonnie, Kenyon and Nancy Clutter in Holcomb.
  • Clutter family funeral in Garden City

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

    Beverly Clutter's wedding
  • Las Vegas police arrest Hickock and Smith on a Kansas warrant of passing bad checks.

    Las Vegas police arrest Hickock and Smith on a Kansas warrant 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
  • Capote interveiws both killers on Death Row at Kansas penitentiary at lansing.

    Capote interveiws both killers on Death Row at Kansas penitentiary at lansing.
  • Hickock and Smith's Murder trial begins.

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

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

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

    Lawerys for Hickock and Smith appeal 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 are excuted by midnight;Hickock first, pronounced dead @ 12:43a.m.;then smith on the same gallows @ 1:22a.m. They are buried in unmarked graves @ a nearby cemetery.

    The killers are excuted by midnight;Hickock first, pronounced dead @ 12:43a.m.;then smith on the same gallows @ 1:22a.m. They are buried in unmarked graves @ a nearby cemetery.
  • First edition of "In cold blood" is published.

    First edition of "In cold blood" is published.
  • Publication in esquire magazine of excerpts from the book "Answered Prayers." Capote hopes this will be his masterwork, but it is received coldly.

    Publication in esquire magazine of excerpts from the book "Answered Prayers." Capote hopes this will be his masterwork, but it is received 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, theformer 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, theformer wife of johnny carson.
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    killers perrys smith and richard hickock on the run, fleeing to mexico and eventually to las vegas.

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    Truman Capotes book , in serial form, is published in the New Yorker.