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Hearst Trial #41764

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 1976
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(Studio) Patricia Hearst weeps during her testimony of life during SLA captivity.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) F. Lee Bailey questions Miss Hearst with regard to life in Daly City, California, closet. She tells of conduct of Angela Atwood, Donald DeFreeze, William Wolfe, the latter 2 of whom she accused of rape. Mrs. Randolph Hearst reaction to testimony reported Defendant tells of move to Garden Gate Avenue in garbage can. Named "Tania" by SLA, Patty forced to take part in robbery of Hibernia bank. Defense claims brainwashing. Defendant's terror of FBI a repeated theme. Al Johnson operates machine to play tapes, made during SLA captivity. Change in Patty Hearst's attitude with regard to captors and parents noted. [Audio tapes played.] Defense tactics considered. Defendant's action at scene of Mel's Sporting Goods store in Los Angeles is sensitive area of case. Defendant fired gun to cover William and Emily Harris during robbery. Videotape of SLA shootout , in which most were killed, shown to jury. James Browning will cross-examine Miss Hearst.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer Artist: Bill Lignante

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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