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The Follow-Up to ‘Please Kill Me’ Is an Oral History About Charlie Manson

The Follow-Up to ‘Please Kill Me’ Is an Oral History About Charlie Manson

There’s nothing like the impact of hearing an outrageous story from someone who experienced it firsthand. That’s why Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain wanted to publish an oral history of the Manson Family murders and the late Sixties. “It’s people making bad decisions in real time,” McNeil says. For more than 20 years, the duo has been working on 69, the follow-up to Please Kill Me, their 1996 definitive history of the New York punk scene. They’re almost done, they swear.

Fifty years ago, followers of hippie cult leader Charles Manson shot,

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