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Hearst Kidnapping #30107

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 13, 1974
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(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

Shoemaker, Dick;
Smith, Howard K.

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