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What was it like to cover the OJ Simpson trial?

A lot of people would like to be a professional writer. After all, just about everyone has a “Great American Novel” buried somewhere deep inside.

Imagine having a career that encompassed writing on the spiritual aspects of mankind in The Catholic Sun, but starting as a journalist at a tabloid scandal sheet like the National Enquirer.

One of the first stories Chris Benguhe was told to cover was what came to be the crime of the century followed by the trial of the century — OJ Simpson accused of a double murder.

What’s it like to write daily columns about the biggest news story of the day… and did O.J. really do it?