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Hearst Case / Background #242587

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 26, 1976
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(Studio) Defense attys. for Patricia Hearst try to get bank robbery charges dropped. Judge postpones decision with regard to Hearst's jail cell bugging.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Film clips shown of highlights of Patricia Hearst's kidnapping and aftermath. Jurors to see film of Hearst participating in bank robbery and hear tape of Hearst claiming credit for robbery. [Hearst VOICE - notes amount money taken.] Defense attorney F. Lee Bailey to focus on effects of captivity and coercion on Hearst's mind. 10 psychiatrists examd. her. Personal features of Hearst described. Parents and old HS friends are her favorite visitors. Reporter speculates as to outcome of trial.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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