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Crime: Manson Murders / Waters Interview (Part II) #941954

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) The 40th anniversary of the Manson family murders re-introduced. [At pardon hearings in 2004, Leslie VAN HOUTEN†- says she has become a decent human being.]

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live interview held with filmmaker John Waters about Charles Manson & Van Houten. [WATERS - explains why Van Houten has taken full blame for the LaBianca murders & is now a very sober person & deserves a second chance.]

(Los Angeles: Ted Rowlands) A profile of those involved in the Tate-LaBianca murders then & now presented; scenes shown of the disciples {Van Houten, Patricia Krenwinkel††, Tex Watson, Susan Atkins} of madman Manson & of their confessions; details given about Manson's appeal to vulnerable followers & about their pardon schedules. [In 1993, VAN HOUTEN - recounts stabbing Mrs. Rosemary LaBianca.]

(Studio: Erica Hill) A 1998 letter from relative Alice LaBianca about Van Houten quoted.

Hill, Erica;
Rowlands, Ted

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