Charles Manson clowns around as he is led to his cell upon the conclusion of his exclusive interview with Reuters. Charles Manson clowns around as he is led to his cell upon the conclusion of his exclusive interview with Reuters August 25, 1989.
Portrait of a killer: Charles Manson, age five, in a never before seen picture taken just before his first day at elementary school. His dimpled cheeks and shy smile conceal the true nature that lurked within
talking2-myself: “My mother ran away from home at age fifteen and became pregnant by a man who was seventeen. I was born. The newspapers call her a whore, but really she was just like the flower children. I was born from love. I don’t blame my mother, because that is pointless. She would just blame her mother, and I suppose her mother would then blame her own mother. I don’t blame anybody.” — Charles Manson, 1970 http://www.vantiques.nl
True Crime Diary | Michelle McNamara ponders what would have happened if Twitter and Facebook were around when Charles Manson egged his followers to kill Sharon Tate and her friends in 1969. I don't exactly buy McNamara's triumphant tone re: the virtues of living in a digital age where information is fast and handy, but she makes a good argument for how we have learned to consume information in a rapid way and let it affect our lives.