How Charles Manson Could Have Been Acquitted

Charles Manson being escorted from the courtroom after being found guilty of seven murders. Bettmann/Getty Images

Fifty years ago, actress Sharon Tate and six other people were killed in two sets of murders carried out in August 1969 at the direction of Charles Manson. A year and a half later, Manson was convicted of these murders.

But he might have been acquitted if his case had been handled differently.