The Memoirs of Squeaky Fromme

"Charlie tricked us. He tricked all of us girls, and then he tricked some guys. They say he's a con-man, a devil. And that he is."

So begin the recollections of "Squeaky" Fromme, who, like so many others in the Manson gang, wrote her rambling memoirs and harbored vague hopes of getting them published as a book. TIME has obtained part of a neatly typed manuscript that is a sometimes semiliterate mixture of blissful and tawdry. It is laced with descriptions of sexual activity and full of almost self-consciously repeated Freudian cliches about rebelliousness...

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