CBS - Parole denied for Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, convicted of murder and conspiracy for participating with fellow Mason family members Charles "Tex" Watson and Patricia Krenwinkel in the Aug. 9, 1969, slayings of grocers Leno and Rosemary La Bianca at their Los Feliz home.
At earlier hearings, Van Houten said she believed La Bianca was already dead at the time, and said it was "very hard" for a woman now in her 50s to "look back on the behavior of who I was at 19."
The case that shocked a nation the incredible book that tells what really happened.It began August 9 and 10, 1969, when seven people were shot, stabbed, and bludgeoned to death in Los Angeles. It ended when a nation watched in fascinated horror as the killers were tried and convicted.
But the real questions went unanswered. How did Manson make his "family" kill for him? How could these young men and women kill again and again without human feelings of any kind? Did the murders go on even after Manson was in jail? And where are the killers today? Here are the Answers.