Did she do it? Did Doris Duke, the country’s wealthiest woman, a philanthropist … did Doris Duke, owner of Newport’s Rough Point mansion … did Doris Duke murder one of her closest confidants? 

Peter Lance thinks so, and he’s written a book about it, “Homicide at Rough Point.”

Peter, who is author in residence at the Brenton Hotel this summer, joins What’s Up Newp for a videocast on Thursday (July 1) at noon. We’ll not only explore the “murder,” but also what appears to be a massive cover-up by Newport’s political elite, including its police force.

Watch the conversation live below as it happens, or anytime afterwards.


Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp.  Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in...