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SLA Robbery / Saxbe / Hearst Reaction #233913

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 18, 1974
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(Studio) Hearsts call Attorney General William Saxbe irresponsible for labeling daughter common criminal for her part in bank holdup.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Hillsborough, California) [Catherine HEARST - says is surprised and saddened by Saxbe's remark; thought person innocent until proven guilty.] [Randolph HEARST - says doesn't see how Attorney General could arrive at conclusion. Thinks girl is Patricia from photos.] [Catherine HEARST - says couldn't legally identify daughter.] Hearsts worried about Patricia's mind.
REPORTER: Foster Davis

(Studio) President American Bar Association Chesterfield Smith criticizes Saxbe. Says unethical for prosecuting ofr. to comment on guilt or innocence. FBI chief Clarence Kelley says FBI conts. to look for Patricia as material witness, feels Patricia may have been coerced. Randolph Hearst says $80,000 donated to pay for food to be returned to donors, anonymous gifts to go to charity.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Davis, Foster
Duration:
00:02:20

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