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Charles Manson, America’s most infamous criminal. Manson was convicted for the murder of seven people, suspected of killing many more.
Leader of a cult called the ‘Family’ during the late 60’s, the cult spent the best part of three years taking drugs, having sex and playing music outside LA.
One filmmaker was given behind the scenes access which was still at its height. Filming more than 100hrs and taking thousands of photographs. These have been hidden away for more than 40yrs. The lost tapes show how Manson controlled minds and how far they were prepared to go in his name.