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Manson’s lasting legacy: ‘Live freaky, die freaky’

Forty years ago, a group of young people led by a charismatic, 5-foot-2-inch ex-con named Charles Manson set out on a murder spree in Los Angeles. They planned to spark an apocalyptic race war that Manson called “Helter Skelter,” after a Beatles song. The Manson murders came to symbolize the political, social and cultural turbulence of the 1960s.div class=”feedflare”
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