O.J. SIMPSON CASE: THE TALE OF THE TAPES

INFLAMMATORY STATEMENTS BY EX-COP MARK FUHRMAN THREATEN TO BRING THE SIMPSON CASE TUMBLING DOWN

Among the many memorable things the O.J. Simpson trial has wrought is a large and varied cast of characters with an overblown sense of their own importance. Starting with a few lawyers and moving on down through some of the dismissed jurors to the Kato Kaelins and Faye Resnicks, members of this new American gothic have milked the mikes, signed book contracts and chatted on Larry King Live with abandon. But one person whose self-image may be right on target is former detective Mark Fuhrman. "I am the most important witness in the trial of the century," Fuhrman purportedly said during...

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