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    Dominick Dunne, a best-selling author and special correspondent for Vanity Fair, died today at his home in Manhattan. He was 83.

    The cause of death was bladder cancer, said his son Griffin Dunne.

    Dunne—who joined Vanity Fair in 1984 as a contributing editor and was named special correspondent in 1993—famously covered the trials of O. J. Simpson, the Menendez brothers, Michael Skakel, William Kennedy Smith, and Phil Spector, as well as the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. He wrote memorable profiles on numerous personalities, among them Imelda Marcos, Robert Mapplethorpe, Elizabeth Taylor, Claus von Bülow, Adnan Khashoggi, and Warren Beatty and Annette Bening. His monthly column provided a glimpse inside high society, and captivated readers.
    I really liked his show "Power, Privilege and Justice" on the Court TV channel. They presented interesting stories and he usually had some personal connection to interject.
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    His New Yorker pieces on the privileged class were fascinating. I heartily recommend reading them.
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