Sharon Tate: Unwitting victims' rights martyr

A new book chronicles the aftermath of the Manson family murders and the political movement they helped ignite

Published April 2, 2013 8:02PM (EDT)

 Sharon Tate    (Wikipedia)
Sharon Tate (Wikipedia)

This article originally appeared on the L.A. Review of Books.

ROSIE BLANCHARD BEGAN SENDING Mother’s Day cards to Doris Tate in the 1990s, even though the two women had never met. One day in August, Blanchard trekked to the Tate family house for the first time; P.J., Doris’s husband, answered the door. “Hi,” Blanchard said cheerfully. “I’m your daughter, Sharon.”
Los Angeles Review of Books

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