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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 26, 1984
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(Studio) Apparent contributing factors in Truman Capote's death according to preliminary autopsy reported; his final work "Answered Prayers" noted in progress at time of his death yesterday.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(NYC) Capote's life and literary career reviewed; Joanne Carson recalled finding Capote's body yesterday. Films shown. [CAPOTE - anticipates accidentally killing himself due to drug and alcohol problems.] Photos shown. Scenes from "Breakfast at Tiffany's, In Cold Blood" shown. [Linda Bird FRANCKE, Kurt VONNEGUT - recall Capote's bad driving, "debris" of his public life.] Capote's description of himself quoted.
REPORTER: Maureen Orth

Orth, Maureen;
Palmer, John

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