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Hearst Case / Grand Jury Investigation #36331

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 1975
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(Studio) Federal grand jury in San Francisco, investigating Patricia Hearst case, wants to take testimony from Jack Scott; Scott may have helped out Patty and SLA. Scott not to be found; jury talks with Scott's father.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Scott's father takes 5th amendment; claims he doesn't know Patty Hearst's whereabouts. [John Scott's attorney, Doran WELHBERG - reads statement from Scott. Says he's committed no crime; FBI using Senior Scott to get at son or Patricia Hearst.] Welhberg states "Times" article false. [WELHBERG - says it's untrue John Scott harbored Patricia Hearst in Las Vegas this past summer.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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