Interview: Author of 'Rebellion, Murder and a Pulitzer Prize'

"A playwriter would write this," Eugene author and historian Joe Blakely said. "I mean he wouldn't have any problem writing a book around this because the script is already there."

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MEDFORD, Ore. - The officer walked up the steps and knocked on the door.

The lady of the house opened the door, just a few inches.

Then a shot rang out - and a Medford police constable lay dead at the doorway.

"A playwriter would write this," Eugene author and historian Joe Blakely said. "I mean he wouldn't have any problem writing a book around this because the script is already there."

Blakely chronicles the case in his latest book "Rebellion, Murder and a Pulitzer Prize". | MORE ON THIS STORY

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