Deana Martin testified for the prosecution. Here she arrives at Tex
Watson's trial. She had met Manson
at a party through Dennis Wilson
who introduced Manson to a number of people in the entertainment
industry. Manson and some of the Family members had moved in on
Dennis Wilson and had cost him
thousands of dollars, but Dennis
tried hard to sell Manson music to others. At this party Manson gave
Deana a ring and asked her to join the Family. Deana kept the ring,
which she later gave to her
husband, but declined Manson's
Left to right, Lawrence Bailey, Kenneth Como, and Dennis Rice are
taken from Hall of Justice courtroom
after arraignment for Hawthorne
shootout. They were arrested along with other Manson family
Mary Brunner, Catherine Share, and Charles Lovett for the robbery of
Surplus Store in Hawthorn on August 21, 1971 to steel
guns and amunition for a plot by the
Manson family to free Charles
Manson from prison.
Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krinwinkel, two of the "girls" from
Manson's "family", shown here at the
Sherriff's Station. Manson's
female followers protested his imprisonment by shaving their heads.
Charles Manson with new clothing, bearing silver swastikas on a
field of black, on June 24, 1971.
Susan Atkins, 23, sitting in rear of sheriff's van after she admits
her role in murder of musician Gary Hinman.
From left, Brenda McCann (Nancy Laura Pitman), Paul Fitzgerald,
Manson's attorney, and Sandra Good.
Paul Fitzgerald was appointed by
Judge William Keene to represent Charles Manson on December 11,
1969. 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 there was insufficient evidence
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 still had great influence.
Charles Manson, accompanied by security officer, is seen making some
type of symbol with
his hands. Manson delighted in the limelight. He
had finally found the attention he had
sought all his life. The
duration of his trial can be judged by the growth of his hair.
Barbara Hoyt, witness in the Steve Grogan case, hides her face from
the cameras. She is appearing
as a prosecution witness. Steve Grogan
was 23 years old when he was arrested in connection with
LaBianca murders. He was placed on trial and found guilty. He is
currently serving a life sentence.
Charles Manson, on his way to court from his jail cell, greets
newsmen with "Sholom".
This picture was taken the day the guilty
verdict was announced on March 29, 1971.
Barbara Hoyt, witness in the Steve Grogan case stands alone near the
elevator in the County
Courthouse where she appeared as a
prosecution witness. Steve Grogan was 23 years old
when he was
arrested in connection with the LaBianca murders. He was placed on
and found guilty. He is currently serving a life sentence.