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Hearst Trial / Bombing #244289

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 13, 1976
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(Studio) Patricia Hearst testifies.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) Security heavy at cthse. after bombing at Hearst estate. FBI agent, Thomas Padden, says he found loaded revolver in Hearst's handbag when he arrested her in September `75. Defense attorney F. Lee Bailey says Hearst wet her pants when arrested; wants to show how frightened Hearst was. Prosecution rests case. [Prosecutor James BROWNING JR. - says evidence will show Hearst changed sympathies and threw in with kidnappers; she legitimately robbed bank.] Ex-fiance, Steven Weed, holds news conference [WEED - says hard to resolve things that have come between him and Hearst in past 2 years] Weed struck from defense case. Co-cnsl. Albert Johnson says Weed's conduct in holding conference after defense admonished him, shows degree of insincerity that won't be displayed to jury. Neighbor, Ruth Reagan, describes Hearst as nice young woman. Hearst describes kidnapping.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) New World Liberation Front takes credit for San Simeon bombing. Group demands Hearst family give $250,000 to defense fund for William and Emily Harris. Randolph Hearst calls terrorists maniacs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:02:50

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