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Hearst Trial #42086

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Patricia Hearst's trial.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Hearst testifies with regard to her life with SLA. Hearing held on defense motion to block testimony of events after bank robbery. April 21, 1974, tape played of Hearst admitting bank robbery. Hearst says SLA mbr., Angela Atwood, wrote script for recording. Apt. shown where Hearst held captive. Says SLA threatened to kill her lots of times. Hearst appeared to have acted out of fear for SLA and FBI. Defense attorney F. Lee Bailey objects to prosecutor James Browning asking Hearst about note with regard to possible bank job in Marysville, California. Judge Oliver Carter orders Hearst to answer; Bailey tells Hearst to take 5th amendment.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer Artist: Bill Lignante

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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