12 episodes

From the archives of You Must Remember This, Karina Longworth presents her hugely popular series, “Charles Manson’s Hollywood.” It chronicles the murders committed by followers of Charlie Manson in the summer of 1969, and how the lurid crime and its aftermath were inseparable from the show business milieu in which they occurred. Originally released in 2015. For more great Hollywood stories, subscribe to the You Must Remember This podcast.

You Must Remember Manson Karina Longworth

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From the archives of You Must Remember This, Karina Longworth presents her hugely popular series, “Charles Manson’s Hollywood.” It chronicles the murders committed by followers of Charlie Manson in the summer of 1969, and how the lurid crime and its aftermath were inseparable from the show business milieu in which they occurred. Originally released in 2015. For more great Hollywood stories, subscribe to the You Must Remember This podcast.

    E1: What We Talk About When We Talk About The Manson Murders

    E1: What We Talk About When We Talk About The Manson Murders

    You Must Remember Manson explores the murders committed in the summer of 1969 by followers of Charles Manson. In part one, we’ll talk about what was going on in the show business capital that made Charlie Manson seem like a relatively normal guy. Originally released in 2015. 










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    • 35 min
    E2: How Manson Found His Family

    E2: How Manson Found His Family

    In part two, we trace Charlie Manson's life from his birth to a teenage con artist, through multiple stints in reform schools and prisons, and finally to San Francisco circa 1967, where Manson began to try out his guru act on the local hippie kids. Originally released in 2015.

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    • 34 min
    E3: The Beach Boys, Dennis Wilson, and Charles Manson, Songwriter

    E3: The Beach Boys, Dennis Wilson, and Charles Manson, Songwriter

    In part three, we’ll talk about Charlie Manson’s arrival in Los Angeles, discuss Dennis Wilson’s life and the role he played in enabling Manson’s rock n’ roll delusions, and explain how The Beach Boys came to record a song written by Charles Manson. Originally released in 2015.

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    • 45 min
    E4: Spahn Ranch and the Beatles’ White Album

    E4: Spahn Ranch and the Beatles’ White Album

    After wearing out his welcome at Dennis Wilson’s house, Charlie Manson moves his family to Spahn Ranch, a dilapidated Western movie set where the cult starts preparing for Helter Skelter, Manson's made-up apocalypse inspired by The Beatles. Originally released in 2015.









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    • 38 min
    E5: Doris Day and Terry Melcher

    E5: Doris Day and Terry Melcher

    Charles Manson became convinced his best chance at rock stardom was impressing Terry Melcher, a record executive who had made stars out of The Byrds, who was also Doris Day's son and Candice Bergen's boyfriend. Originally released in 2015.









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    • 43 min
    E6: Kenneth Anger and Bobby Beausoleil

    E6: Kenneth Anger and Bobby Beausoleil

    The first person to go to jail for a Charles Manson-associated murder was Bobby Beausoleil, a charismatic would-be rock star who had put in time as a muse to Kenneth Anger -- child actor-turned-occultist experimental filmmaker and author. Originally released in 2015.

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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
674 Ratings

674 Ratings

Zimmerman's Way ,

Great and Creepy

Well written and well produced, this is a really nice breakdown of the fascinating world of the sixties and one charismatic psycho built a family, become obsessed with the Beatles, wrote for The Beach Boys, and ingratiated himself into Hollywood’s hipsters

et998 ,

This Is One of The Best Narratives On This Subject

Karina, Kudos And Bravo- This Series On Manson Is As Good As Any Documentary I Have Heard Ever On The Subject. Well Done.

Jenn K 71 ,

👍👍

I really enjoyed the deep dive into the Manson Family members and the victims. Along with a better understanding of the times and the people who surrounded the family.

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