Charles Manson and the Perversion of the American Dream

November 30, 2017  •  William McKeen, The Conversation

Fame – more than art, more than religion, more than money – motivated Manson as he careened from prison, to musician, to murder. In his way, he was an early adopter of something that permeates American culture today. Learn More →

Charles Manson Was Not a Product of the Counterculture

November 21, 2017  •  BAYNARD WOODS, The New York Times

Mr. Manson was not the end point of the counterculture. If anything, he was a backlash against the civil rights movement and a harbinger of white supremacist race warriors like Dylann Roof, the lunatic fringe of the alt-right. Learn More →