Ruling must still be approved by state parole board and California Gov. Jerry Brown
He led his followers to believe songs on the White Album – most notably Paul McCartney's "Helter Skelter" – were a call for a violent race war
Charles Manson's "right-hand man" sentenced to life in prison for involvement in Gary Hinman and "Shorty" Shea murders
"I gave Dennis Wilson a bullet, didn't I?," Manson says in clip from ABC doc 'Truth and Lies: The Family Manson'
The Manson and Hearst sagas captivated the nation. We talked with the original reporters to find out how Rolling Stone got the inside story on each
Teaser clip previews two-hour ABC News documentary 'Truth and Lies: The Family Manson'
1992 'Ben Stiller Show' skit finds 'Better Call Saul' star going on incoherent rants and saving a boy from a poisonous snake
Charles Manson follower convicted of July 1969 murder of Gary Hinman
From Beach Boys to GN'R, how Manson made his way onto other musician's music
From a 12-part podcast to a stop-motion indie musical, the ways to learn about the infamous cult killings – from a safe distance
Their terror brought a halt to the peace and love of the 1960s, but many members of the most infamous cult in American history live on
'Helter Skelter' author passes away following battle with cancer
David Duchovny will play a police officer in 1967 Los Angeles in pursuit of the Helter Skelter cult leader
Melissa Burton calls allegations daughter Afton wants to profit off Manson's corpse "a big lie"
Charles Manson might soon join Ted Bundy, Richard Ramirez, the Menendez brothers, and other notorious killers in tying the knot while behind bars