The Confidential Magazine Trial (1957):
 Selected Links & Bibliography
by Douglas O. Linder


Confidential magazine, July 1957

LINKS:

Wikipedia, Confidential (Magazine)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confidential_(magazine)

Los Angeles Times, "'Editor Kills Self': Larry Harnisch Reflects on Los Angeles History" (1/4/2008)
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/thedailymirror/2008/01/editor-commits.html

Samuel Bernstein, "Mr. Confidential"
http://www.samuelbernstein.com/books.htm



Howard Rushmore, star prosecution witness, testifying at the Confidential trial on August 9, 1957 (LA Times photo)


Deputy District Attorney William Ritzi  (LA Times photo)
Additional Reading:

Scott, Henry E.  Shocking True Story: The Rise and Fall of Confidential, "America's Most Scandalous Scandal Magazine"
(Pantheon Press, 2010).

Bernstein, Samuel.  Mr. Confidential: The Man, the Magazine, and Movieland Massacre (Walford Press, 2006).

Harrison, Robert.  "Hollywood vs. Confidential" (Confidential, September 1957).

Wilson, Theo.  Headline Justice: Inside the Courtroom--The Country's Most Controversial Trials. (Thunder's Mouth Press, 1996)(first-hand account of trial).

Wolfe, Thomas K., "Public Lives: Confidential Magazine: Reflections in Tranquility by the Former Owner, Robert Harrison, Who Managed to Get Away with It" (Esquire, April 1964).