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Bio Credits Manson's Terrible Rise To Right Place And Time

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Bio Credits Manson's Terrible Rise To Right Place And Time

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Bio Credits Manson's Terrible Rise To Right Place And Time

Bio Credits Manson's Terrible Rise To Right Place And Time

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California parolee Charles Manson arrived in San Francisco in 1967, when the city was full of young waifs looking for a guru. In Manson, Jeff Guinn argues that if the cult leader had instead been paroled in a place like Nebraska, he likely would not have been so successful.


Originally aired Sept. 18, 2013.