April 12, 1961: The Mirror publishes a long, sensational first-person account by Carole Tregoff, who was convicted with her lover, Dr. R. Bernard Finch, of killing Finch’s wife:
We drove aimlessly from Beverly Hills, through Hollywood, up one of the canyons and into the Hollywood Hills. There we parked, looking over the city beneath us... and there Dr. Finch kissed me for the first time. It was a kiss such as I had never experienced before ... a kiss of tenderness, a kiss of respect ... a kiss of love. I got home at 4:15 a.m.
My husband was furious...
Paul Coates writes about a piece of “jail mail” he recently received from a man who’s overdue for parole because he hasn’t found a job.