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Scotts / Hearst Case / News Conference #37060

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 09, 1975
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(Studio) Jack Scott and wife hold news conference in San Francisco to discuss Hearst case. Scott suspected of providing solace for Patty Hearst, Bill and Emily Harris last summer in Pennsylvania farm house; film of house shown.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Scotts offer no information on whereabouts of SLA fugitives. [Micki SCOTT - says their actions of past year totally defensible.] [Jack SCOTT - says he and wife have no intentions of talking with FBI.] Scott's parents along with basketball player Bill Walton offer their support to Scott. FBI refuses to comment on day's activities.
REPORTER: Tim Findley

(Studio) 1 unconfirmed report published today saying Patty Hearst en route to Algeria.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Findley, Tim;
Reasoner, Harry

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