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Hearst Trial #244508

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 24, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Patricia Hearst trial.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Francisco, California) Psychiatrist, Dr. Louis West, testifies about Hearst's state of mind from kidnapping until now. Says her behavior similar to American POWs in Korea. Film shows Hearst on September 18, 1975. September 20, 1975, recording of Hearst jail conversation with friend played. West says Hearst almost recovered now but biggest fear is whether or not she can stay alive. Hearst listens; later smiles and hugs defense attorney F. Lee Bailey. [BAILEY - says Hearst not insane and wasn't insane when captured, but suffered mental illness because of what SLA did to her.] Assistant prosecutor, David Bancroft, cross-exams. West with regard to his sympathies with Hearst.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld Artist: Howard Brodie

Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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