Helter Skelter: Part Eight of the Shocking Manson Murders
The infamous true story of the Manson murders. A true crime classic. If you enjoyed Serial, you'll love this.
Part Eight: 'I am what you have made of me.'Mr. and Mrs. America - you are wrong. I am not the King of the Jews nor am I a hippie cult leader.I am what you have made of me and the mad dog devil killer fiend leper is a reflection of your society...Whatever the outcome of this madness...you can know this: In my mind's eye my thoughts light fires in your cities. Statement issued by Charles Manson
During sentencing, Manson’s 'family' lie about their past lives and Manson’s influence on them, still hoping to clear his name. Despite a variety of defence witnesses being called to the stand, Manson is given the death penalty, which he follows up by making death threats to all those who prosecute him.The concluding final chapter in the Manson murders trial.
Praise for Helter Skelter: Part Eight of the Shocking Manson Murders
The fullest story of the Manson case anybody ever is likely to get.Wall Street Journal
A valuable book on a lurid subject...A record of savagery and official bungling.Time
Continuously fascinating .. .Bugliosi does not disappoint.New York Magazine