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Category Archives: Charles Manson

The Estate of Charles Manson

Issues of confidentiality, centering on the amount of the bribe and who received it, prevent me from revealing how I get into the Bakersfield morgue and in front of a long metallic drawer containing Charles Manson whom I pull out and address, “I know you’ve got a right to privacy, but I have some important […]

Also posted in Drugs, Guns N' Roses, LSD, Movies, Murder, Music, Roman Polanski, Sharon Tate

Manson Confesses

glad i checked out or these days my girls coulda accused me of some wild shit

Also posted in Cults, Sex

Heavyweight Scholars at War

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Ernest Hemingway, Gore Vidal, Noam Chomsky, Norman Mailer, Rip Torn, Truman Capote, William F. Buckley, William Faulkner, World War II, Writers

Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme Released from Prison

My father never touched me.  Those who say he did are trying to make my allegiance to Charlie Manson seem like the illness of a victim.  I was no more a victim than are all human prisoners of money and the work that poisons our air and water.  My father, with his cruel words and […]

Also posted in Assassinations, Cults, Gerald Ford, Lynette Fromme, Murder

Eyewitness Account 1975: Lynette Fromme Tries to Assassinate President Ford

I witnessed the following incident on September 5, 1975, and this article  appeared four days later in the student newspaper at California State University, Sacramento.  A few revisions have been made. SACRAMENTO – Blinds were drawn over the windows on the east side of the hotel, keeping out the glare of the mid-morning sun.  Some […]

Also posted in Assassinations, Crime, Cults, George Thomas Clark, Gerald Ford, Lynette Fromme, Murder, Sacramento