× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Hearst / Shootout Sentence #252453

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 09, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) California judge says Patricia Hearst no longer threat to society and sentences her to 5 years probation on charges from 1974 robbery.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Defense attorney F. Lee Bailey reminds court of Hearst's SLA capture experiences and asks leniency. Prosecutor Sam Mayerson recommends probation with supervision. Judge E. Talbot Callister's sentence, for Hearst's part in aiding escape of William and Emily Harris in sporting goods store shootout, noted. Hearst's remaining legal battle is appeal of conviction in San Francisco federal bank robbery trial. Defense attorney Al Johnson says he knows of no other law enforcement agencies that will prosecute.
REPORTER: Harold Dow Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) Probation report notes Hearst's pastimes and her desire to work for "Good Housekeeping" magazine, a Hearst publication.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Dow, Harold;
Mudd, Roger

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.