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Crime: Manson Murders / More Victims / Bugliosi Interview (Part III) #941999

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 05, 2009
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(Studio: Erica Hill) The 40th anniversary of the Manson family murders re-introduced.

(Los Angeles & Chatsworth, California: Ted Rowlands) Speculation that Charles Manson & his followers may have had more murder victims examined; scenes shown from a site where graves may be & the Barker Ranch in Death Valley. [Spahn Ranch caretaker Kitty COX†- says there could be bodies here.] [Gold prospector Emmitt HARDER†, local detective Sgt. Paul DOSTIE - comment on the possibility of more bodies here.] Letter from prison from Manson lieutenant Charles "Tex" Watson quoted. {Ed.: see May 8, 2008, story.}

(Studio: Erica Hill) Live interview held with "Helter Skelter" author Vincent Bugliosi about Manson victims. [BUGLIOSI - says the family said they "offed" 35 people & they loved to kill; suggests Leslie Van Houten should not be paroled even if rehabilitated; comments on the view of the victims' families about justice.] [Last night, filmmaker John WATERS - defended Van Houten.]

Hill, Erica;
Rowlands, Ted

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