This week marks fifty years since members of Charles Manson’s cult killed five people, including actress Sharon Tate, in the Beverly Hills home that Tate shared with her husband, Roman Polanski. A day later, the group also murdered supermarket executive Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. The savage crimes that shocked the nation also made Charles Manson into a criminal icon.

Here's a collection of headlines published in newspapers across America covering the event.

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