Manson: The Women Videos

Sneak peeks and exclusive digital extras from Manson: The Women. 50 years after the infamous Manson Family murders, we follow the trail of the women who blindly followed Charles Manson including new and exclusive interviews.

Manson: The Women Living At Spahn Ranch

"Women from the Manson Family, including Catherine ""Gypsy"" Share and Sandra “Blue” Good, describe living in total isolation at the cult's headquarters, Spahn Ranch, in Los Angeles County, California. Share remembers the subtle ways leader Charles Manson manipulated his followers and gained control of the Family, convincing her that her ""only safety was to stay with him."

Manson: The Women Fall Under Charles Manson's Spell

Catherine "Gypsy" Share, Sandra “Blue” Good, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme and Dianne "Snake" Lake, former members of the Manson Family, share how cult leader Charles Manson convinced them a "revolution" was imminent. With the chaos of the Vietnam War and uprising of the Civil Rights Movement, Manson flamed his followers' distrust in the police, military and government authority, leading them to believe the only people they could count on was each other.

How Charles Manson Cultivated Relationships With Several Women

Sandra "Blue" Good and Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme reveal what it was like first meeting cult leader Charles Manson. Both former Manson Family members came from broken homes and found solace at the Spahn Ranch after enduring difficult upbringings. The magnetic Manson seemed to provide the safety and security they were searching for.

How Did Charles Manson's Early Years In Prison Shape Him?

Lis Wiehl, author of "Hunting Charles Manson: The Quest for Justice in the Days of Helter Skelter," and Deborah Herman, who wrote "Member of the Family: My Story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult, and the Darkness That Ended the Sixties," explain how cult leader Charles Manson's early years in prison shaped him. While behind bars, Manson cultivated the skills used to attract various female members of the Manson Family.

Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme Just Wanted Ford's Attention With The Gun

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a former member of the Manson Family, opens up about her 1975 attempt to assassinate U.S. president Gerald Ford. According to Fromme, a section of redwoods in Northern California were in danger of collapsing, and she wanted to get Ford's attention so he could potentially save the beloved trees. In order to "get his attention," Fromme brought an unloaded gun to Sacramento's Capitol Park and confronted Ford.

Lynette 'Squeaky' Fromme Opens Up About Her Time In Prison

Former Manson Family member Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme reflects on her time in prison for her 1975 attempt to assassinate U.S. president Gerald Ford. While Fromme was sentenced to life in prison for the crime, she was released in 2009 after serving almost 34 years. Fromme said she contemplated suicide while incarcerated, but she was able to survive her time behind bars.

Former Manson Follower Discusses New Documentary, Why Her Nickname Was Snake, And The Persona Manson Played To The Media

Dianne Lake was known as the youngest family member. She met Charles Manson at 14-years-old and lived with members on Spahn ranch. Ahead of the new documentary “Manson: The Women,” Lake speaks to Correspondent Stephanie Gomulka about life after the cult, how she felt when Manson died, and why her nickname was “Snake.” For more first-looks or exclusive content, subscribe to Oxygen’s Detective’s Den.

The Manson Family Tree: The Women

Oxygen’s Manson: The Women tells the individual stories of former followers of Charles Manson, including Dianne Lake, Lynette Fromme, Catherine Share, and Sandra Good. Each woman offers a unique account of what took place during the late 1960s.

The Fascination With The Manson Family

The story of Charles Manson and his followers has sparked several documentaries, books, and movies. Documentary filmmaker James Buddy Day spoke to Manson before the cult leader passed away and discusses the ongoing fascination with the cult.

A Look Into The Manson Family

Documentary Filmmaker James Buddy Day speaks about his conversations with Charles Manson and other former members of the so-called Manson Family.