I have a question.... Did they hang Sharon Tate as well. I know it was mentioned in the book but I can't recall if it was proven or just talk. I know she had the noose around her neck and everything but was she actually hung?
Ang, Manson definitely said "leave something witchy" to Tex & the girls as he left the LaBianca house. I haven't heard about him going back to manipulate the crime scene (Tate) but it may be true. He didn't mention it in the book. He said he was hesitant to go back, in fact, because he thought going back to the scene was tempting fate.
Holly, no hanging. I know they tied Jay Sebring and then threw the rope over a beam and tied Sharon up. I always thought it was a method of restraint as Frykowski and Folger had both fled.
Last Edit: Feb 11, 2008 13:37:17 GMT -5 by SwampFire
Oh, I am so going to talk him into writing an epic post about the how Star Wars and Harry Potter have changed the worlds views about wizards and Ewoks. Then we'll see what you have to say about his posts.
And... what'd you think? Any revelations you hadn't previously known about?
I'd heard about the shooting incident from TJ's interview on Geraldo but never knew how it went down or that Manson had thought he'd killed the guy for over a year.
Ok, go with me on this...I'm feeling a little off center and can't form proper thoughts at the moment, so I might add a few more things a bit later.
Like I have said before, I didn't know alot about Manson and only knew the bare minimum about the murders. So a lot of what I have read has been new to me.
For one, I was always under the impression that Susan Atkins was Manson's Number One. I didn't get that at all through the book.
I'm curious as to whether he really did shoot the Black Panther member is self defense or not. I know he said it was self defense but.........
I'm not saying that Manson isn't an evil guy but after reading this book I do believe he was made out to be more evil and more powerful over his "Family" than he really was. All I knew from before was that he had total control over the others and I didn't get that feeling much from the book. But then again OJ's book made him out to be a total sweetheart. Reading a book written from the murderer, everyone has to choose what they believe right?
I felt bad for Manson the child and Manson the teenager. I don't however feel any pity for Manson the adult.