Charles Manson

Charles Manson - Charles Manson Charles Manson. He and his...

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Charles Manson C Charles Manson. He and his cult, "The Family," together killed C seven people, bloodied and butchered. The people who he and others killed, s the Tate and LaBianca families, were wealthy and well-off. What could have t made them do such a thing without pity or remorse? Read on. ....... m MANSON: The Man Himself M In 1954, Manson set up a commune-based cult, drawing in hippies, I drifters. and the unemployed at the Spahn Ranch, near Los Angeles. Manson d had lovely ideas and his followers or "Family" regarded him as a h Christ-like figure. They indulged in free love practices, pseudo religious C ceremonies, and used drugs such as marijuana and LSD.
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c The Black Panthers were a major black movement in the 1960's. After T killing a leader of this movement in self defence, Manson grew scared on k the promise of revenge from the Black Panthers. Scared, Manson ordered his t followers to practice guerrilla tactics and they did so, without question. f Manson sad he taught love because in love there is no hatred, but John M Flynn, a man who testified at his trial, testified to some very F incriminating admissions by Manson. Barbara Holt, a "Family" member, fled i the group before a raid. She later showed up as a prosecution witness, a t potential danger to Manson, so faithful members of the "Family" tried to p kill her with a hamburger laced with LSD. Before her testimony, another k "Family" member, Gary Hinman, who had also fled he group, was killed " because he had betrayed the "Family." As you can see, the punishment for b
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crossing the "Family" was severe. c Manson makes claims to thirty-five murders. Although he was convicted M for others, there was not enough evidence to bring him to trial for the f thirty five. t THE MOTIVE BEHIND THE MAN T The driving force behind Manson's killing was hard to prove and hard T to believe. Manson had a plan in his head. When the Beatles first t released "The White Album," it was a hit. Manson listened to it often. He r had a great devotion to the Beatles, who he believed spoke to him across h the oceans in their lyrics and songs. Manson saw the 4 Beatles as the 4 t Angels that announced the ending of the world in the bible. (Armageddon) A
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A On "The White Album" there are two song titles containing the O word revolution. These are "Revolution 1" and "Revolution 9." Manson
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Charles Manson - Charles Manson Charles Manson. He and his...

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