- Charles Manson -
(born November 12, 1934 as Charles Milles Maddox) The founder
and leader of the "Manson Family," an alleged religious
cult whose members he commanded to commit the August, 1969, Tate-LaBianca
murders in Los Angeles. He is currently an inmate at Corcoran
State Prison in California, having been denied parole many times.
Manson has spent most of his adult life in prison, initially
for offenses such as car theft, forgery, credit card fraud and
pimping. In the late 1960s, he migrated to California, wanting
to become a musician; instead, he befriended the young, disenfranchised
people he met and began calling them his "Family."
He ordered them to kill movie actress Sharon Tate who was eight
and a half months pregnant at the time. He was convicted of conspiracy
to commit murder. He is serving a life sentence in California's
Corcoran State Prison, and will be up for parole in 2007 at the
age of 73. Manson has always maintained his innocence of the
Since his trial and conviction, Manson's name and image have
been integrated into American pop culture, typically as a symbol
Original Artwork &
Artifacts For Sale (click image for larger picture):
"Sharon Tate Murder"
taken from the
actual police negative
on glossy cardstock
"Shadow of Cain"
& Ken Hurwitz.
1st edition hardcover 1981
Signed by Bugliosi
"Lullaby and Goodnight"
& William Stadiem.
1st edition hardcover 1987
Signed by Bugliosi
This one is personalized to
controversial Ohio talk radio
host, Merle Pollis. Bugliosi
appeared on his show
8"x10" press photo
from 1971. Charles Manson
associate and member of the Aryan Brotherhood, Kenneth
Como caught after escaping
jail. Manson called him as a
witness to help him escape.
Como jumped out of a 13th
- Charles Manson
article, signed in ink
includes COA & letter
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