Joan Didion, the essayist recalls sitting in her sister-in-law’s swimming pool in Beverly Hills on August 9, 1969, when the phone rang. Natalie Wood on the line had heard that across town there had been a spate of murders at a house rented by the director Roman Polanski, on Cielo Drive. Early reports were frenzied, shocking, lurid, and incorrect. “I remember all of the day’s misinformation very clearly,” Didion writes, “and I also remember this, and wish I did not: I remember that no one was surprised.”
Was the Manson Family an illegal deep state operation to kill the 1960s peace movement?
Operation CHAOS: The CIA infiltrated domestic antiwar organizations
1971: Mae Brussell talks about the Manson deep state operation
10 years before the peace movement
1955-1965: When the CIA ran an LSD sex-house in San Francisco – SFC
C.I.A. employees were sent to San Francisco in 1959 to lure unsuspecting people to a party at which the two agents were to spray the air with LSD‐25 as part of the agency’s secret mind control (Mk-Ultra) program. – NYT
Was Manson a Manchurian candidate?
In the 1950s the CIA mind control program tried to produce a Manchurian candidate – Programmed to kill – 2:55
Sharon Tate’s father was a high ranking Colonel Army intelligence officer (Presidio SF, CA)
Manson’s biological father was Colonel Walker Scott
Manson was afraid of the Colonel because he knew the Colonel could have him killed – 1:10
Video of Sharon Tate, Merv Griffin, Hugh O’Brien: Are you in the CIA? 2:25 – My father is in Army intelligence. 6:20
Church Committee Hearings: FBI abuse of power
An unnamed detective who had worked on the Tate case took mountains of police reports, photos, from the crime scene to his home.
The night of the murders, Garretson said he was in a guesthouse located on the Tate-Polanski property. He recalls a lot of “strange things” going on that night. At one point, he said he saw people run past the guesthouse and heard someone rattle the doorknob before they were scared away by a barking dog.
Defender Charges Cover-Up of Manson-Trial Evidence
1970, The MOVIE ranch burned down. Destroying the crime scene?
The Family had been under surveillance by local law enforcement because of guns and stolen vehicles at the Spahn ranch.
Charles Manson knew and socialized with Terry Melcher (Doris Day’s son) the renter of the house where the Manson murders took place
In 1969, record producer Terry Melcher began visiting wannabe rock star Manson at his ramshackle dwelling, the Spahn Ranch
Manson knew the owner of the Cielo Drive house, Rudy Altobelli
Manson was at the Tate murder house 4 months before the murders!
Manson and Family members had attended a party next door to Leno and Rosemary LaBianca the year before the murders
Spahn Ranch hand, Mike Armstrong, was on television saying he saw Sharon Tate at the Ranch.
Sharon Tate’s mother mentions satanic ritual – 1:05:40
FBI calls it almost ritualistic killings – Page 2
Jay Sebring, a victim of the murders and close friend to Sharon Tate, was a member of the Anton LaVey’s church of satan. And one of the Manson murderers, Sharon Atkins, had performed in Anton LaVey’s show “Witches’ Sabbath” prior to joining Charles Manson’s cult. – SFC
Video – 1969, One month before the murders, The film, Satan’s Sadists, was shot at the Spahn Movie Ranch in Simi Valley, CA, at the same time “The Manson Family” was living there. – IMDb
The author suspects that Charles Manson was paid $25,000 by a British satanic cult to target Tate – DailyMail
In the church’s first year, Anton LaVey conducted a satanic wedding, a satanic funeral on Treasure Island in cooperation with the U.S. Navy – Washington Post
Saunders later claimed that he befriended Tate on the set and initiated her into witchcraft. He said he had photos showing her inside a consecrated magic circle. – DM
Sharon Tate movie: Eye of the Devil
1968, Sharon Tate’s husband, Roman Polanski films Rosemary’s Baby. (Rosemary La Bianca murdered)
Did Sharon Tate have information about the RFK assassination?
According to an INS criminal investigator’s report, the English Satanist group had commissioned Manson to kill Sharon because of ‘something that she unfortunately overheard that she was not supposed to overhear either in regards to Sirhan Sirhan or about Sirhan Sirhan,’ the man who killed Robert F. Kennedy
The assassination of Bobby Kennedy: Was Sirhan Sirhan hypnotized to be the fall guy?
Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson follower tried to assassinate President Ford in 1975 – Huffington Post
Preston Guillory, Arresting Officer of Charles Manson – Police were told to stand down concerning Manson – 18:00
Tate Columnist Friend Found Dead in N.Y. Hotel November 1969
Preston Guillory, a former deputy sheriff at the Malibu Sheriff’s Department, which aided the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department in the original raid of the Spahn Ranch.
25 fingerprints were not identified 1:10 – Video
Judge denies release of recorded interviews with Manson cult member, Tex Watson – LA Times
FBI files have 15 deleted pages and many redactions – (FBI website – Page 19)
Manson lawyer Ronald Hughes had never tried a case before a jury. About five months into the trial, Hughes disappeared and turned up dead in an apparent drowning accident.
Pedophile, Roman Polanski pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old minor. March 1977 Polanski, who was then 43, took a child, Samantha Gailey (now Geimer), who he knew was 13 years old, to Jack Nicholson’s house and raped her – Guardian
Once she got pregnant, Roman wanted her to get an abortion – Dailymail
When Tate refused an abortion, Polanksi went back to London and had an affair with Michelle Phillips of The Mamas & The Papas
The Manson family broke into Michelle Phillips home, a member of the Mamas and the Papas, who wrote about it in a book.
Roman Polanski forced wife Sharon Tate to have threesomes and make home sex videos for his friends
Actor Christopher Jones had an affair with Sharon Tate when she was six weeks pregnant with Polanski’s child
Steve McQueen dated Tate and was supposed to visit her on August 8, 1969, the night members of the Manson Family killed her.
Nancy Pitman grew up in Malibu, California, Nancy and her brothers were surrounded by the rich and famous. She was first introduced to Charles Manson and the family through her friend Deirdre Lansbury, daughter of the famous actress Angela Lansbury. Deirdre hung out with the family from time to time and even had a note from her mother stating it was ok for her to travel with them. – CD
Lawyer felt Krenwinkel’s role in the events was as a victim of brainwashing by Charles Manson,” – LA Times
Supporters describe Van Houten as a misguided teen under the influence of LSD on the night of the killings. They also say she was a victim of Manson’s mind control. – LA Times
1968 – Days after meeting Beach Boys Dennis Wilson, Manson and the “family” moved into Wilson’s home, where they all dropped acid and participated in group sex
Charles Manson’s right-hand man, Bruce Davis may be the Zodiac Killer – CBS VIDEO
Manson family movie shot on Spahn Movie Ranch right after the Tate murders
There’s no video footage of Manson at the ranch
Theodore says that Hugh Hefner’s oppressive impulses and desires are why he was fascinated by Charles Manson; the tycoon reportedly owned pre-murder tapes made at the Spahn Ranch.
A Masonic connection?
Haight- Ashbury (Hate Ash Bury): Look what street runs parallel with Ashbury. – Masonic Ave.
Judge Keene uses all those symbols. He’ll make a sign like “cut him off.” Or like when I get up to speak, he’ll make a signal to one of the marshals, and all of a sudden a whole bunch of people will be let in the court and there will be all this confusion so they can’t hear what I’m saying. They use all these Masonic signs to hold power over other people.
On the night of the murder, Aug. 8-9, there were two parties going on in the exclusive section of Cielo Drive, the neighbor recalled. One was at the home next door to the murder house, where a foursome — similar to the ill-fated gathering — had been invited.