Chaos : Charles Manson, the CIA, and the secret history of the sixties / Tom O'Neill with Dan Piepenbring.
A journalist's twenty-year obsession with the Manson murders brings shocking revelations about the most infamous crimes in American history: carelessness from police, misconduct by prosecutors, and even potential surveillance by intelligence agents. What really happened in 1969? In 1999, when Tom O'Neill was assigned a magazine piece about the thirtieth anniversary of the Manson murders, he worried there was nothing new to say. Were not the facts indisputable? Charles Manson had ordered his teenage followers to commit seven brutal murders, and in his thrall, they had gladly complied. But when O'Neill began reporting the story, he kept finding holes in the prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi's narrative, long enshrined in the best-selling Helter Skelter. Before long, O'Neill had questions about everything from the motive to the manhunt. Though he would never considered himself a conspiracy theorist, the Manson murders swallowed the next two decades of his career.
- ISBN: 9781549175770
- ISBN: 1549175777
- Physical Description: 15 audio discs (16.26 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [New York] : Hachette Audio, Little, Brown & Company, 
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