The Dennis McDougal research files span the years circa 1992-2002 and encompass 22 linear feet. The
collection contains McDougal's research files for three books published between 1992 and 2002: "Blood
Cold: Fame, Sex and Murder in Hollywood" on Robert Blake; "The Last Mogul: Lew Wasserman, MCA, and the
Hidden History of Hollywood"; and "Fatal Subtraction: The Inside Story of Buchwald v. Paramount." Files
for the latter include the deposition transcripts of Art Buchwald, John Landis, and Robert D. Wachs.
Dennis McDougal is an American journalist and investigative reporter who has devoted most of his time
to writing books since 1993. He has written about Hollywood for the "New York Times" and spent nearly two
decades as a staff writer for Los Angeles-area newspapers. His writings have also appeared in "Los
Angeles Magazine," "Premiere," and "TV Guide."
22 linear feet of papers.
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