Charles Manson, CIA & The 60s, Episode 1090

Did Charles Manson take part in government sponsored LSD-fueled mind-control experiments? We talk with Tom O’Neill, author of “Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties.”

  • Why did Manson know so many people from the CIA?
  • What role did MK-Ultra play in Manson’s ability to control so many people?
  • How did he go from a quiet creep to a charismatic cult leader within two short years?
  • Was Vincent Bugliosi a degenerate who invented the story behind The Tate-Labianca Murders?

Plus Professor Ben Burgis; Dr. Jennifer Verdolin; The Ralph Nader Radio Hour’s Steve Skrovan; Comic Liam McEneaney;  Marketing Guru Saul Colt.

Time Code: Sault Colt (0:00) Tom O’Neill (6:15.5) Dr. Jennifer Verdolin (1:09:53) Professor Ben Burgis (1:46:05) Steve Skrovan (2:22:33) Liam McEneaney (3:03:36)