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(Studio) Patricia Hearst says she's not sure if she was brainwashed by SLA.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(San Francisco, California) Hearst gets 400 letters per day. Her attys. send her then nice letters to read. Prosecutor James Browning Junior questions her; he asks about ring she has on in photograph of Hearst holding automatic weapon. Hearst's voice broke only when she said Don. "Cinque" DeFreeze's 1st sexual encounter with her was pinch. [BROWNING - trying to point out inconsistencies to jury and call attention to Hearst's intent.] [Defense attorney F. Lee BAILEY - says Browning's technique dangerous; could destroy witness. He's not successful in destroying her credibility.] Hearst says didn't contact parents because thought they wouldn't want to see her. Took 5th amendment more than 12 times with regard to events before her arrest.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Threlkeld, Richard
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