Manson girls remain stoic after hearing judge impose death penalty.
In head-saven serenity,
Leslie Van Houten (left), Susan Atkins and
Patricia Krenwinkel leave court.
Charles Manson walking with a deputy sheriff after appearing in
court on April 13, 1971.
Charles Manson walking with deputy sheriff on March 8, 1971.
Steve Grogan of the Shorty Shea murder case is being led back to his
cell in the Lall of
Justice Building by Sherrif's Deputy following
conviction, on October 30, 1971.
Manson follower Steve Grogan on August 28, 1971, accompanied by
sheriffs enroute to court.
At this time he has had his hair cut and
Brenda McCann (Nancy Laura Pitman). Brenda McCann was 18, at the
time she was arrested at the
Spahn Ranch raid on October 9, 1969.
She was eventually released because it was decided that
insufficient evidence to convict her. She later returned to rejoin
the Family at Spahn Ranch.
Charles Manson tried to control the trial
proceedings by influencing Family members over whom he
great influence. Here she is quoted as saying "Charlie is the best
father we ever had."
Charles Manson leaving the courtroom on the 8th floor of the Hall of
Justice on August 18, 1971.
Charles Manson followers Brindle McCan, Sandy Good, Kitty Lutesinger
kneeling in front of the Hall of Justice on January
Charles Manson girls Patricia Krenwinkel (foreground), Leslie Van
and Susan Atkins (rear) in custody.
Magdalene Shea, 31, wife of Donald (Shorty) Shea, leaving the
courtroom after her August 18, 1971
testimony. She was the topless
dancer witness against Manson. At her left is Sgt. Paul Whiteley.