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The Manson Family. In 1969, on August 8, Charlie Manson told Family members at Spahn Ranch, “now is the time for Helter Skelter.” That evening the family, under the direction of Manson, would commit the famous murder of Sharon Tate, leading to other murders over the two day period.

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1968 Democratic Convention - YouTube

In 1968, both Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated, and U.S. cities erupted in riots; anti-war demonstrators chanted “the whole world is watching” as police beat and tear-gassed them in Chicago outside the Democratic convention.

Robert F Kennedy (20 November 1925-6 June 1968). Last words, to his wife after being shot: Is everyone else all right?

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Burt Glinn :: Two young protestors rest outside the convention hall during the turbulent 1968 Democratic Convention, Chicago, Illinois, 1968