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Matt Birkbeck is an award winning investigative journalist and author. He covered the first Durst trial for People Magazine and Reader's Digest and served as a consultant for CBS News 48 Hours. He has appeared on a variety of news broadcasts and programs, including CNN's American Morning and Anderson Cooper along with The Fox Channel’s Geraldo Rivera show, the CBS Early Show, and CNN’s Headline News Nancy Grace show. Matt's work was the subject of an MSNBC documentary on Durst in 2007 and he also appeared on Dominick Dunne's "Power, Privilege and Justice" program on TruTV.


A Deadly Secret Matt Birkbeck

The recent arrest in New Orleans and the HBO documentaryThe Jinx - scheduled to air on Fox in Australia in May - have put Robert Durst back in the headlines. Here, from the first reporter to access Durst’s NYPD files, is the authoritative account of a decades-long criminal odyssey—the very book found in Durst’s own apartment when it was searched by police.

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