Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

by Jay Margolis


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It is one of the greatest mysteries of the twentieth century: How did Marilyn Monroe die? Although no pills were found in her stomach during the autopsy, it was still documented in the Los Angeles coroner's report that she had swallowed sixty-four sleeping pills prior to her demise. In Marilyn Monroe: A Case for Murder, author Jay Margolis presents the most thorough investigation of Marilyn Monroe's death to date and shares how he reached the definitive conclusion that she was murdered.

Through carefully chosen interviews with Monroe's friends and acquaintances, Margolis meticulously dissects the events leading up to her death, revealing a conspiracy, countless lies, and deathbed confessions by some of the most influential people in the world at the time. While examining the actions of Peter Lawford, Bobby Kennedy, and Monroe's psychiatrist, Dr. Ralph Greenson, Margolis establishes a timeline of her last day alive that leads to shocking revelations.

In August 1962, Marilyn Monroe's lifeless body was found on her bed, leaving all to wonder what really happened to the beautiful young starlet. Marilyn Monroe: A Case for Murder provides a fascinating examination of one of the most puzzling deaths of all time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462017553
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/02/2011
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 580,691
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v

Foreword vii

The Official Verdict: Probable Suicide 1

The Greenson and Engelberg Agreement 3

Marilyns Other Friends Get Suspicious 7

Was Accidental Suicide Even a Medical Possibility? 10

Greenson Calls the Police to Say Marilyn Monroe Committed Suicide 18

The Miner Memorandum 23

An Afternoon Visit from Bobby Kennedy and Peter Lawford 27

One Last Walk at Santa Monica Beach? 31

How Did Marilyn Monroe Really Die? 33

Bobby Kennedy Brought Along His Own Doctor to Sedate Marilyn 36

C. David Heymann's Interview with Peter Lawford 41

Falling in Love with the President 45

Frank Sinatra Gets the Kennedy Boot 46

FBI Notes Killer All But Named in Photoplay Magazine (August 1963) 51

Marilyn Monroe's Last Morning Alive 53

The Concentration of Drugs in Marilyn's Blood and Liver 56

One Last Fling with Bobby Kennedy? 59

Marilyn Monroe Threatens a Press Conference 59

Bobby Kennedy's Friendships with Top Police Officials 61

Did Marilyn's Free-Association Tapes for Greenson Exist? 64

Did Miner Accurately Translate Marilyn's Free-Association Tapes? 70

Were Marilyn and Peter's Homes Bugged and Their Phones Tapped? 72

Did JFK Have More Than a One-Night Stand with Marilyn Monroe? 75

Did Marilyn Sleep with the President at the Carlyle on May 20, 1962? 81

Marilyn Monroe Plays the Secretary! 83

Jack Kennedy and Judy Campbell 84

Did Marilyn Monroe and Bobby Kennedy Share a Bed? 88

Greenson Tells the Suicide Team Marilyn Had Affairs with Both Kennedys 91

Was Marilyn Monroe Bobby's Only Sexual Affair? 93

Was Marilyn Monroe Pregnant with Bobby Kennedy's Child? 98

What Really Happened to Marilyn at the Cal-Neva? 101

Pills, Pills, and More Pills 104

Keya Morgan and the Million-Dollar Marilyn Monroe Sex Tape 105

What Reason Would Greenson Have for Killing His Patient? 108

Was Greenson Obsessed with Marilyn Monroe? 117

Did Greenson Have a Sexual Affair with His Patient? 122

Did Marilyn Monroe Keep a Little Red Diary? 129

Sam Giancana and the "Double Cross" 132

Who Gave Marilyn the Enema of Nembutal and Chloral Hydrate? 138

A Surprise Visit from Bobby Kennedy 139

Schaefer Ambulance Attendant James Edwin Hall Told the Truth 143

Who the Hell is Ken Hunter? 157

The Santa Monica Hospital "Story" 161

Beverly Hills Police Officer Lynn Franklin Connects the Dots 164

Strange Remarks Attributed to Strange Men 166

Greenson's Guilt After Marilyn's Death? 168

Does Greenson's Official "Story" Check Out? 169

At About 10:30 -10:40 P.M. Natalie Trundy Learns Marilyn's in Trouble 176

Officer Lynn Franklin Pulls Over a Very Drunk Peter Lawford 181

Bobby Kennedy and the Plane Back to San Francisco 185

What Happened to Marilyn's Diary Before Bobby Kennedy Got It? 186

Did Chief Parker Cover Up Bobby Kennedy's Tracks in Los Angeles? 188

Bobby Kennedy Publicly Praises the FBI Director 193

The Kennedy Version 195

Was Peter's Call to Ebbins a Cry for Help or a Really Good Alibi? 195

The Account of Peter Lawford's Friend Director Bill Asher 200

Dolores Naar Claims Peter Said Greenson Gave Marilyn Sedatives 201

Conclusion 204

The Other "Murderers" of Marilyn Monroe 207

Her "Secret Husband" Robert Slatzer (1927 - 2005) 207

Her "Best Friend" Jeanne Carmen (1930 - 2007) 211

Her "Flirtation" with Colin Clark (1932 - 2002) 215

Blonde, My Week with Marilyn, or Tarantino? 220

Epilogue 223

Her Idol was Lincoln and Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967) was His Biographer 223

Timeline 227

Autopsy Report 241

Bibliography 257

Documentaries 271

Major Newspaper Articles 272

Major Magazine Articles 275

Donald Spoto's Interviews 276

Jay Margolis' Interviews 277

Miscellaneous Interviews 278

Endnotes 281

Index 429

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