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Hearst Trial / Foster #244378

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 18, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Patricia Hearst trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Jury shown film of May 17, 1974, shootout between police and SLA in Los Angeles, California. Hearst and Emily Harris watched shootout on television in motel room. Tape played of Hearst after shoot out
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(San Francisco, California) Hearst says tape script written by William and Emily Harris. Says she heard television reporter say she was believed to be inhouse Her mother refuses to watch newscast. Defense attorney F. Lee Bailey questions Hearst about her rescuing Harrises by firing weapon at sporting goods store. Says she was trained to do so.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld Artist: Howard Brodie

(Los Angeles, California) Reenactment of incident at Mel's Sporting Goods store given. Hearst's testimony noted.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Hearst says SLA members told her that Oakland school supt., Marcus Foster, was slain in 1973 by Nancy Ling Perry and Patricia Soltysik. Joseph Remiro and Russell Little serving life sentences for his murder.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:03:40

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