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Jean Harris
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    (1923-December 23, 2012)
    Shot and killed Dr. Herman Tarnower, her ex-boyfriend and author of the bestselling 'Scarsdale Diet' book
    Found guilty of second-degree murder after a high-profile trial (1980)
    Headmistress of the hoity-toity Madeira School for Girls
    She claimed Tarnower's death was accidental despite the fact she snuck into his home and plugged him four times.
    Prosecutors said she was angry because Tarnower dumped her for a younger woman.
    She hurt her case by acting snobby on the witness stand.
    She was a Desoxyn ('speed') junkie.
    NBC made a TV-movie about her trial ('The People Vs. Jean Harris, 1981').
    The sexes were divided on her fate: men wanted her severely punished, while women felt sorry for her.
    Tarnower had a reputation for treating his girlfriends like dirt.
    She claims she was suicidal and going through 'speed' withdrawal at the time of the murder.
    She had two heart attacks while behind bars.
    She wrote three books in prison.
    NY Governor Mario Cuomo granted her clemency because of her ill health (1992).
    She is an outspoken advocate of prison reform.
    She has a golden retriever named Lainey.

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