“Abbott Tells Trial of His Life in Foster Homes and Prisons.” Article by Paul L. Montgomery. New York Times, 15 January, Sec. B, p. 3. Account of the trial of Jack Henry Abbott for murder. Mailer, who helped him gain parole, is quoted: “As I said in the beginning, it’s a tragedy all around and I don’t see any reason to change that remark.” See 80.9 and Abbott affair entries.