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In this 1969 file photo, Charles Manson is escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in connection with the Sharon Tate murder case. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)
In this 1969 file photo, Charles Manson is escorted to his arraignment on conspiracy-murder charges in connection with the Sharon Tate murder case. Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and several others, died on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. He was 83. (AP Photo, File)
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Charles Manson, the cult leader whose so-called "Family" was responsible for the brutal murders of seven people in 1969, died in prison at age 83.

Ed Sanders wrote the biography "The Family," which has long been called the definitive work on Manson's life. He joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about Manson's life and crimes.

This segment aired on November 20, 2017.

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