Category: Journalism Traditional Art
Posted: August 12, 2019

drawing of Charlie Manson's 1968 mug shot.

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by Kelly Kiley

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i drew up the picture, colored it with a black and white colored pencil. too picture and uploaded it....
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Mixed Media: None i drew up the picture, colored it with a black and white colored pencil. took the picture and uploaded it....

Charlie Manson:
Charles Milles Manson (né Maddox, November 12, 1934 ? November 19, 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In mid-1967, he formed what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune based in California. Manson's followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in July and August 1969. According to the Los Angeles County district attorney, Manson plotted to start a race war, though Manson and others involved long disputed this motive.[3] In 1971, he was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the deaths of seven people. Although the prosecution conceded that Manson never literally ordered the murders, they contended that his ideology constituted an overt act of conspiracy.[4] Manson was also convicted of first-degree murder for the deaths of Gary Hinman and Donald Shea.

At the time the Manson Family began to form, Manson was an unemployed ex-convict who had spent more than half of his life in correctional institutions for a variety of offenses. Before the murders, he was a singer-songwriter on the fringe of the Los Angeles music industry, chiefly through a chance association with Dennis Wilson, drummer and founding member of the Beach Boys. In 1968, the group recorded one of Manson's songs,

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