'Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson' draws portrait of psychopath as a young man
Jeff Guinn's new book details how record producer's snub of aspiring musician sparked Manson's bloody rage, which led to slaughter of Sharon Tate
Illustrations from the Manson trial, never before published, will be in the upcoming book
The Illustrated Courtroom: 50 Years of Court Art
Below is the illustration of Manson's arraignment with Susan Atkins drawn by Bill Robles, almost 44 years ago. The judge in this drawing, is Laurence Rittenband. He was the same judge who handled the Roman Polanski sexual offense case, that lead Polanski to flee the US in 1978 and never return. That case is also in the upcoming book.
|Arraignment of Charles Manson by Bill Robles 1969|