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Hearst Case / Surgery / Harrises #42784

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 1976
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(Studio) Patricia Hearst in hospital with collapsed lung.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Redwood City, California) Hearst brought to Sequoia Hospital. [Dr. Jeffrey WEISBERG - explains surgical procedure for collapsed lung.] Hearst's x-rays shown. She can leave hospital in 5 days but will need week-10 days more to recover. Her talks with federal authorities will be delayed. Monday film shows Hearst. Hearst gives information with regard to bank robbery when woman killed and 2 sheriffs' cars bombed in Marin Cnty. August 20, 1975 film shown. Bomb damages Union Carbide last night in San Francisco. Red Guerrilla Family claims responsibility. Her parents visit Hearst at hospital. [Catherine HEARST - not surprised at daughter's ill health due to her unhealthy appearance.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) SLA mbrs., William and Emily Harris, indicted for kidnapping Hearst and other crimes.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Berkeley, California) Harrises named as 2 of SLA kidnappers of Hearst. [E. Harris' attorney Leonard WEINGLASS [Screen caption. Speaker is Dep. D.A. Alameda Cnty. Alex SELVIN.] - says defense attorney Al Johnson says Hearst will be witness against Harrises with regard to kidnapping.]
REPORTER: Bill Redeker (KGO-TV)

(Los Angeles, California) [E. Harris' attorney Leonard WEINGLASS - says Hearst will say anything to help herself.] Judge Mark Brandler says he wants to begin trial, since 6 mos. already lost due to pretrial motions. Hearing set for next Wednesday
REPORTER: Bill Redeker

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry;
Redeker, Bill

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