Charles MansonA small man with wild, matted hair, wide eyes, and a swastika tattooed on his forehead, Charles Manson is instantly recognizable as the deranged cult leader who was responsible for the deaths of nine people in the late 1960s. Manson was a career criminal who got his education in the U.S. prison system and learned at an early age that only those who have power over others will survive.
Inside you will read about...- Starting the Manson Family
- Seeking Fame in Los Angeles
- The First Murder
- 10050 Cielo Drive
- Rosemary and Leno LaBianca
- Life and Death Behind Bars
And much more!
In less than three years, Manson transformed his followers from a group of freedom-loving, LSD-dropping hippies into a pack of blood-thirsty murderers who carried out acts of astounding brutality at his request. For many, August 8, 1969, the day the Manson Family murdered Sharon Tate and her guests, marked the end of the Sixties. The Manson Family murder spree shocked the world, and standing silently at the center of it all was one man, Charles Manson.