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Hearst / Freed On Bail #243437

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 19, 1976
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(Studio) Patricia Hearst reunited with parents following release on bail.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Judge William Orrick ordered Miss Hearst's release on bail while appealing bank robbery case. [Attorney Albert JOHNSON - outlines conditions for release.] Hearsts put up 10% of $1 million bail (sic). [JOHNSON - urges reporters not to ask Miss Hearst questions, but indicates she'll make statement.] [Patty HEARST - says she wants to get details of bail over with so she can go home.] Tape of Patricia Hearst's voice on Feb. 12, 1974, played; Miss Hearst kidnapped shortly before taping. Comments on tape and today's remarks very similar.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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