Oral History

Mark Shaw

An attorney and legal analyst, Shaw worked with noted San Francisco attorney Melvin Belli in the 1980s. As a prolific author, Shaw has written books related to Belli and the Kennedy assassination: Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom (2007) and The Poison Patriarch (2013). His book, The Reporter Who Knew Too Much (2016), explores the career and controversial death of famed journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. Recorded November 18, 2016.