Charles Manson (1934–) was an illegitimate, unplanned child, born to a 16-year-old mother. His mother was irresponsible, into drugs and criminal activity, and utterly unable to care for a child. She reportedly sold him when he was a young child for a pitcher of beer. As a result, Manson bounced from relative to relative and eventually began practicing the same behavior as his mother. He was first caught stealing at age 9, and his crimes got progressively worse as he was transferred from one “school for boys” to another across ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles