Tom Snyder: Charles Manson Interview

Tom Snyder interviewed Charles Manson in 1981: part 1 and part 2.

Manson: ‘I’m a reflection of your negative, no doubt about that, and I can handle that.’ ‘What crowd you playin’ for? I’m workin’ for my life. You’re workin’ for money.’

Suzette Haden Elgin‘s work on verbal attack patterns is useful to understand Snyder’s interview tactics.

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