Charles Manson Manipulation

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A devious, unstable, manipulator known as Charles Manson is a notorious killer. He was the leader of the famous, Manson family cult. Also famous for his wicked crimes committed in the late 1960s. Multiple years later and the actions of his family and him are still intensely discussed. Many will consider him as one of the most manipulating people ever, and don’t forget that for many have paid the price. He manipulating anyone that spoke to him, with his empowering voice and attention demanding personality. I chose to write a paper on Charles Manson, because of his manipulation skills. He was able to select the weak ones from the strong and convince them that he was their lord and savior. To this day, Charles is known as one of the…show more content…
Charles Millies changed to Charles Manson after his mothers’ engagement, was born in Cincinnati Ohio, to Kathleen Maddox and Walker Scott. He was born to a sixteen-year-old prostitute and alcoholic who had no possible way or experience of raising a child. In order to give her child a name, she married William Manson but he soon abandoned both of them. After his mother not stepping up and raising him and his father walking out, Charles headed to the streets and getting arrested multiple times for petty crimes. At age 17, Manson was spending his time in prison. In prison, they considered him to be very dangerous. He spent half of his thirty-two years behind bars. A new chapter began in his life, at 21 he married a 17-year-old- and they both moved to California. After his 17-year-old girl got pregnant, Manson began his criminal activities again. He would steal cars and people’s person belongings putting his back behind bars. 1956 his wife left with their child and her…show more content…
The family swarmed all through California, breaking into homes, stealing possessions and committing murder. Charles himself did not commit most of the murders, but he convinced his comrades to kill several people under his order. One crime that was talked about was the murder of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and the four others that were at her home. The circumstances were lurid. Two bodies were found inside the house, one in the vehicle, and two on the front lawn. “Charles orchestrated the Tate-La Bianca murders in the hopes of creating a race war between the blacks and whites that he referred to as Helter Skelter A name he stole from a Beatles song. Members of the Manson Family left watermelon rinds at the scene of the crime and also painted panther paws on the wall in blood in the hopes of convincing authorities that the black panther party was responsible.” -Dr. Reid from Criminal Minds. He also used the paw print to convince the officers that it was the black panthers committing his crime in hopes of them releasing his friend Bobby from jail. It took months for investigators to link the crimes together and find out who did it. After discovering who committed the crime, police officials arrested many family members and charged them with
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