ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 13, 1974
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) Patricia Hearst's kidnappers demands reviewed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(San Francisco, California) Randolph Hearst unable to meet demands. [HEARST - hopes to counteroffer kidnappers' demands.] [Mrs. HEARST - sends message of love to daughter. Requests Patricia be strong and remain hopeful.] [FBI agent Charles BATES - agrees that ransom too high. Even if ransom met, kidnappers don't assure parents of Patricia's release.] California's poor to have benefitted from ransom calling for $70 worth of food for each needy person in California. Welfare recipients discuss ransom. Symbionese Liberation Army spokesperson says Patricia's life lies in Randolph Hearst's hands.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.