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  • Will the real Charles Manson stand up? A new book retraces his steps.

    Will the real Charles Manson stand up? A new book retraces his steps.
    Early in Jeff Guinn's "Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson," the first full biography of the infamous mass killer, there's a moment of unexpected and discomforting empathy. It's 1939, and Manson — 5 years old, living with relatives in...
  • Kan. man becomes source for Manson book

    Kan. man becomes source for Manson book
    DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man who struck up a pen-pal relationship with Charles Manson has become a source for a new book about the cult killer. The Hutchinson News reports that Bob George's correspondence with Manson began back in 1997. At the...
  • A portrait of Roman Polanski at 80

    A portrait of Roman Polanski at 80
    No other contemporary filmmaker has had a career like Roman Polanski. The lauded director, who turns 80 Sunday, has been making feature films since the 1962 thriller "Knife in the Water," which he made in his native Poland. His most recent feature, "Venus...
  • On tape, President Ford describes assassination try by Manson follower

    On tape, President Ford describes assassination try by Manson follower
    A federal judge Monday approved the release of videotaped testimony by President Ford, later used in the trial of Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Fromme, who tried to assassinate him in Sacramento 37 years ago. Portions of the 20 minutes of testimony taken in...
  • Gerald Ford's testimony on 1975 assassination attempt: 'The weapon was large'

    Gerald Ford's testimony on 1975 assassination attempt: 'The weapon was large'
    A videotape in which President Gerald Ford discussed a 1975 assassination attempt by a follower of Charles Manson was made public this week. "It fills in the last gap of the case and explains from the president's perspective what it was like to have...
  • Rolling Stone nails it with its Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover

    Rolling Stone nails it with its Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cover
    Apparently, things are worse than we thought: We have run out of rock ’n’ roll musicians. How else to explain the latest cover of Rolling Stone, which features not the Rolling Stones -- or even Captain Hook -- but accused Boston Marathon...
  • It's A Gray Area: Put action behind talk of prison reform

    Virtually all of us in the drug-policy and prison-sentencing reform movements applaud U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s comments Aug. 12 at the American Bar Assn. meeting in San Francisco. This was the first time within memory that a high-...
  • 'Pilgrim's Wildnerness' highlights conflicts of public-private rights'

    'Pilgrim's Wildnerness' highlights conflicts of public-private rights'
    No matter your stance on the issue, there is no disputing how the intersection of personal property rights and government oversight are etched on the American narrative. Nowhere is this collision course more prominent than in the 49th state. In...
  • Jim Gregory PFA hearing not fun and games

    If you Google "It's all fun and games until someone … ," you'll find "loses an eye," "gets hurt," "gets pregnant," "gets shot," "calls the cops" and lots more. It's an expression that fits a lot of situations. As I tried to sort out Wednesday's...
  • LAPD reviewing Manson follower tapes in hunt for new clues

    After a lengthy battle, Los Angeles Police Department detectives and prosecutors have decades-old audiotapes that could shed new light on other cases potentially connected to the Charles Manson killing spree. LAPD Cmdr. Andrew Smith said the department'...
  • New album of Charles Manson's songs selling well, producer says

     
    An L.A. record producer and music shop co-owner is making waves for a new album featuring music written and performed by convicted mass murderer Charles Manson. "I've gotten some hate mail from it. There are people not appreciating the release......
  • ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’: Bill Moseley reflects on a monster career

     
    It was a typical day at the office for Bill Moseley. “I was lying on the floor of the house, ......