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Hearst Trial #42044

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 05, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Patricia Hearst trial.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Hearst's skull x-rayed en route to court X-rays may reveal hairline fracture of cheekbone due to being struck during kidnapping. Jury shown en route to cthse. Mgr. of Hibernia Bank, James Smith, shows jury charts with regard to bank layout. FBI photograph expert, Vernon Kipping, explains how film made of robbery from still photos. Bank film shown. Defense attorney F. Lee Bailey contends government excluding Cinque from film. Prosecution says Hearst willing robbery participant. Tape made after robbery in which Hearst admitted participation. Defense says message written by SLA mbr., Angela Atwood, and Hearst was forced to read it.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer Artist: Bill Lignante

Reporter(s):
Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:50

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