Novel: "Tom Mix and Pancho Villa"
1 Biographical Movie
2 Print Biographies
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A criminal trial is like a Russian novel: it starts with exasperating slowness as the characters are introduced to a jury, then there are complications in the form of minor witnesses, the protagonist finally appears and contradictions arise to produce drama, and finally as both jury and spectators grow weary and confused the pace quickens, reaching its climax in passionate final argument.
His fictional biography of Howard Hughes
was indirectly the cause of the famous Watergate scandal. While writing the book, he received information about Hughes giving a loan to Richard Nixon
's brother Donald to help him obtain contracts with The Pentagon. Nixon had been plagued by scandalous rumors about this incident...