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Hearst Kidnapping #232884

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 13, 1974
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(Studio) Patricia Hearst's kidnappers' ransom demand reviewed. Father, Randolph Hearst, responds to demand.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) [HEARST - expresses happiness over daughter's apparent safety. Demands can't be met, but hopes counteroffer to kidnappers will be acceptable.] Hearst meets with Reverend Cecil Williams to discuss kidnappers' demands for $70 worth of food for each needy person in California. [California state Senator Mervyn DYMALLY - says most persons flatly reject Symbionese Liberation Army's demands.] [HEARST - reassures daughter of his intentions to work something out.] [Mrs. HEARST - sends message of love to Patricia.] [HEARST - reemphasizes his attempt to meet kidnappers' demands.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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