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    (Capote 85) was what one townsperson said about the widely known family. Their lives were taken by two men named, Richard (Dick) Hickock and Perry Smith. After months of fleeing, Dick and Perry were captured. Over the next couple of years they were through numerous hearings and questioning over the murder they committed. Then the day came where some believed that vengeance was served. Hickock and Smith were both executed by hanging just after midnight on April 14, 1965. Dick and Perry 's mental health

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    uncontrollable impulse; and we will also show that the defendant did not understand the difference between right and wrong at the time of the murder. Mr. Smith did not fully understand what he was doing the night of the murder. His accomplice, Richard Hickock, had coerced my client into going through with an action that Smith really had no intention of doing. Being in an impressionable state as he is psychologically, Smith was believed that what he was being told to do was something he must follow

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    been asked for decades over the Clutter Murders of 1959. Richard “Dick” Hickock was the man to convince Perry Smith to travel with him to Holcomb, Kansas to pay a visit to Herb Clutter and family. Although Hickock was the one to plan the entire visit, which included robbing and murdering the family, he never physically laid a finger on the trigger of the shotgun or knife that killed Herb Clutter and his innocent wife and children. Hickock deserved the fate of the death penalty due to his manipulation

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    been asked for decades over the Clutter Murders of 1959. Richard “Dick” Hickock was the man to convince Perry Smith to travel with him to Holcomb, Kansas to pay a visit to Herb Clutter and family. Although Hickock was the one to plan the entire visit, which included robbing and murdering the family, he never physically laid a finger on the trigger of the shotgun or knife that killed Herb Clutter and his innocent wife and children. Hickock deserved the fate of the death penalty due to his manipulation

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    research follows, and during which time Capote became very close to the two murderers, Richard Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward Smith. Capote examines the two murderers and studies their psychological and cognitive indifferences to understand why they committed such a heinous crime. Both Dick and Perry’s personalities are very complex and their disorders have many underlying and irreversible affects. Richard Eugene Hickock, better known as “Dick” throughout the book, suffers tremendously from the constant

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    brother. These are the victims of the awful murders. You get to know them all. In the movie they are humanized, but in the book you get to know them better. The movie shows us a very disturbed Perry Smith and a cunning, want to get rich quick, Dick Hickock. While the book details Perry’s life in the juvenile detention center, his life in the convent, and the closeness he shared with his sister Barbara. The movie closely mirrored this, and you see great detail of Perry Smith’s childhood. Mr. Capote

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    Nancy) in Holcomb, Kansas. The family, brutally killed in 1959, lived a picturesque life; moreover, as no apparent motive could be deduced, neighbours in the small town grew suspect of each other. Capote’s book follows the killers Dick Hickock (Richard Eugene Hickock) and Perry Smith’s (Perry Edward Smith) journey which culminates in the great deed of violence, simultaneously documenting the unique culture of the small down now ridden with suspicion and malcontent. In this, Capote’s first-hand interviews

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    In Truman Capote’s non-fiction novel In Cold Blood, the Clutter family’s murderers, Perry Smith and Dick Hickock, are exposed like never before. The novel allows the reader to experience an intimate understanding of the murderer’s pasts, thoughts, and feelings. It goes into great detail of Smith and Hickock’s pasts which helps to explain the path of life they were walking leading up to the murder’s, as well as the thought’s that were running through their minds after the killings. Perry Smith was

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    family was brutally murdered in Holcomb, Kansas. Although this crime is much smaller than 9/11 it still brought fear to a town that once had its doors unlocked. Truman Capote wrote about this murder in his book In Cold Blood. It explains how Richard Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward Smith were able to commit these appalling crimes. Their cold blooded nature is perfectly depicted in the way they executed these murders. Dialogue and symbolism were used to validate their inhuman attitude.

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    literary works. The murderers, Richard Hickock and Perry Smith, were arrested six weeks after the murders and after the criminals were found, tried, and convicted, Capote organized personal interviews with both Smith and Hickock. Capote portrayed Smith as the more sensitive and guilt-ridden of the two killers due to his fascination with Smith. Rumors of a relationship between Smith and Capote still linger to this day. The book was not completed until after Smith and Hickock were executed. Capote ended

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