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Matt Birkbeck

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Matt Birkbeck is an award-winning investigative journalist and critically acclaimed author. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Reader's Digest, Boston Magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer. He is the author of "The Quiet Don," the best-selling book on Mafia boss Russell Bufalino. He also authored
"Deconstructing Sammy," the 2008 page-turner on the life and death of Sammy Davis Jr. which the New York Times called "Sensational," and "A Beautiful Child," the heartwrending account of a brilliant yet mysterious young woman and the man she called her father. Birkbeck also wrote "A Deadly Secret," the true account of Robert Durst, the New York real estate scion accused of three murders, and he also coauthored "Till Death

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A Beautiful Child

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Dateline Finds Witness in Eureka
I worked with NBC's Dateline program, which did a good job advancing the Durst story that aired on June 19. One thing I was particularly happy about was the interview with Randy Gomes. He was the eyewitness who years ago gave police in Eureka that startling composite of the man last seen with Karen Mitchell thatlooked remarkably like Robert Durst. Gomes had fled... Read more of this blog post »
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