What’s of deep interest to us as writers is not necessarily what the reader wants to be reading. Such is the case of the strange story of Dorothy Kilgallen.
The interest in her story hovers around the anomalies, the different accounts of the same incidents, the strange failings and weird arrangements made by the authorities.
On the surface, she was just another panel show member, respected for her ability to ferret, cajole, find out and what she wrote was usually accepted as fact, but she wasn’t a person one warmed to, though some pretended to.
In this clip – she’s the one on the left – watch the panel moderator near the end when she protests: