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Hibbing native Vince Bugliosi, famed author and prosecutor in the Charles Manson case, stands outside his Pasadena, Calif., home on July 26. (Sarah Reingewirtz / Pasadena Star-News)

For Bugliosi, Oswald ‘trial’ began 21-year journey

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LOS ANGELES — The first time producers from Showtime and London Weekend Television called Vince Bugliosi to ask him to prosecute Lee Harvey Oswald for President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in a made-for-TV trial, the Hibbing native declined.


“I said, ‘I’m flattered but not interested,’ ” he recalled of the 1986 conversation.

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