She was a housewife in San Bernardino who was accused of killing her husband.
He was a movie star who was discovered while working moving props on a movie set.
She was known as the voice of the protest movement and was a frequent presence at many of the civil rights protests that took place in the Sixties.
She was a writer who began with fiction but also made quite a reputation with her essays. She grew up in the Sacramento Valley and was very close to her extended family.
He was a Communist that Didion interviewed.
He was a millionaire who fascinated gossip hounds the world over. Didion would often drive past his home, curious as to why people were so obsessed with the rumors that swirled around this recluse.
Didion met her while...
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