mansonatwar:

March 29, 1971 Charles Manson was convicted of 9 counts of murder and conspiracy.
March 29, 1971 Officer William Calley was convicted of 22 counts (was 109) of pre-meditated murder of innocent civilians in a Vietnamese village called My Lai.

Charles Manson was sentenced to death, which was overturned in 1972.
Officer William Calley was sentenced to three years house arrest.

There was no physical evidence proving that Charles Manson ordered the murders.
There was an entire battalion stating that Calley ordered the slaughter of 109 civilians.

Charles Manson is on year 42 of his life sentence.
Officer William Calley has been a free man since 1976.

mansonatwar:

  • March 29, 1971 Charles Manson was convicted of 9 counts of murder and conspiracy.
  • March 29, 1971 Officer William Calley was convicted of 22 counts (was 109) of pre-meditated murder of innocent civilians in a Vietnamese village called My Lai.
  • Charles Manson was sentenced to death, which was overturned in 1972.
  • Officer William Calley was sentenced to three years house arrest.
  • There was no physical evidence proving that Charles Manson ordered the murders.
  • There was an entire battalion stating that Calley ordered the slaughter of 109 civilians.
  • Charles Manson is on year 42 of his life sentence.
  • Officer William Calley has been a free man since 1976.

(Source: mansonmyth, via mansonmyth)