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Jean Harris, "Scarsdale Diet"
doctor killer, dies

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/29/2012 1:40:45 AM

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -Jean Harris, the patrician girls´ school headmistress who spent 12 years in prison for the 1980 killing of her longtime lover, "Scarsdale Diet" doctor Herman Tarnower, in a case that rallied feminists and inspired television movies, has died. She was 89. Harris died Sunday at an assisted-living facility in New Haven, her son, James Harris, said Friday. She had claimed the shooting of Tarnower, 69, was an accident. Convicted of murder in 1981, Harris suffered two heart attacks while serving her sentence in the Bedford Hills women´s prison north of New York City.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: The Advocate, 12/29/2012 1:51:30 AM     (No. 9088218)

May she RIP
As I recall he had addicted-her to pills and enjoyed playing her against a younger women- she snapped.
Her lawyer foolishly gave her something before her testimony and the jury thought she was too arrogant.
She was convicted because she well educated and refined and the jury bought the class warfare argument.
God had another purpose for her.
She instituted a program in prison to teach the women inmates to read.
God bless her.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/29/2012 2:45:31 AM     (No. 9088235)

Thank you #1. I hadn´t heard all that. Of course that was so long ago.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/29/2012 4:04:55 AM     (No. 9088258)

It is simply trivia anyway...I see no significance in the issue so a little fluff really doesn´t matter in this case.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Susannah, 12/29/2012 4:14:33 AM     (No. 9088260)

Harris shot Tarnower four times and claimed it was an accident that happened when he tried to get the gun away from her. The jury didn´t buy it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/29/2012 6:48:04 AM     (No. 9088308)

I recommend Shana Alexander´s 1983 book about Jean Harris and her crime, "Very Much a Lady".

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 12/29/2012 6:56:11 AM     (No. 9088316)

Yes, they both reached for the gun.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/29/2012 7:53:17 AM     (No. 9088380)

Twelve years for murder? Good deal...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 12/29/2012 9:10:46 AM     (No. 9088475)

She was not wrapped too tight - she was guilty and deserved far more time in the slammer. She might have done something for fellow inmates, but that hardly makes up for killing a man who obviously was tired of her. The trial was interesting, but she deserved life in prison and not in a nice prison.




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Reply 9 - Posted by: mamafrog, 12/29/2012 10:49:41 AM     (No. 9088592)

I am okay with her doing 12 years. I would rather violent prisoners occupy the few cells we have instead of continuing to support clearly non violent prisoners for the rest of their lives.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dlentz10, 12/29/2012 11:17:23 AM     (No. 9088626)

The late Herman Tarnhower was a cad, a B.J. Ciinton before his time. Tarnhowr´s MO was simpje. He woud keep a girl friend for ten years,and then dump her for a younger model.

This is how, Tarnhower got Harris. He dumkped an older girl friend for the younger model to wit Harris. At thiw point, Harris had no problem with Tarnhower being a cad.

It was only after Tarnhower dumped Harris, for a younger chick, that suddenly Harris objected to Tarnhower being a cad.

Harris was a hypocrie. Tarnhower as a cad ehen Harris meet him and he as a cad when she murdered him. Then of the late Doctor Tarnhower as Rhett Butler, entered a cad and exited a cad.

The late Jean Harris deserved no sympatyy,and she got none from me.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jir, 12/29/2012 11:18:14 AM     (No. 9088628)

He used her and then tossed her aside for a younger women. I believe he did provide her with medication. He was cruel to her and he knew she was in a fragile mental condition. Murder is never okay but this can not possibly be compared to that psycho in Newton.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: cheeflo, 12/29/2012 12:07:47 PM     (No. 9088719)

I don´t think this woman deserves an iota of sympathy. Shooting someone four times is not an accident. Her "ladylike refinement" clearly did not extend to her conduct. She was arrogant on the stand and was convicted because, motivated by jealousy, she murdered the man. Her defense was not credible.

That he was a louse is incidental -- she already knew that, or should have. He dated other women all along.

No one has compared her to Adam Lanza, #13. His crime does not mitigate hers.

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