Reporting: The Armored Lady

"The long-awaited Candy Mossier murder trial began here Monday," wrote the Chicago Daily News correspondent in Miami, "and it gives every sign of being one of the most lurid and bloodstained among latter-day criminal cases. Whichever way the murder trial goes, it is all mixed up with big money and wheeler-dealerism." Added the Houston Chronicle's man in Miami: "Woven through the fabric of the case are the threads of love, hate, greed, savage passion, intrigue, incest and perversion."

It all adds up to an ideal recipe for bringing out the ham in the...

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