Charles Manson

Today in History for August 10th

August 10, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: 'Son of Sam' killer David Berkowitz caught near New York City; Leno and Rosemary LaBianca murdered by Charles Manson's cult; FDR stricken with polio; The Smithsonian Institution established. (Aug. 10)

Today in History for August 9th

August 9, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan; President Richard Nixon resigns; Charles Manson cult murders actress Sharon Tate and four others; Singer Whitney Houston born; Musician Jerry Garcia dies. (Aug. 9)

Today in History for January 25th

January 25, 2018

Highlights of Today in History: Iran-held hostages released, Charles Manson and followers convicted, Jackson settles molestation claims, Alicia Keys is born.

Former Manson Follower ‘Relieved’ Over His Death

November 22, 2017

A former follower of Charles Manson says she was relieved to hear the news of the hippie cult leader's death and says she hopes "healing can now take place" for the victims' families. (Nov. 21)

For Many, Manson Cult Killings Ended Era of Love

November 20, 2017

In summer 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings. In so doing, Charles Manson became the face of evil on front pages across America. (Nov. 20)

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