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Hearst Kidnapping #475160

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 1974
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(Studio) Attorney General William Saxbe says FBI would rescue Patricia Hearst if her location found. Father, Randolph Hearst, calls Saxbe's statement irresponsible. FBI disagrees with Attorney General; later, Saxbe clarifies earlier statement.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Hillsborough, California) [FBI special agent Charles BATES - says Patricia's safety most important] [HEARST - doesn't think Saxbe in position to have opinion. Saxbe's statement illogical.] More sympathy mail reaches Hearsts. Hearst conts. to work on counteroffer acceptable to kidnappers.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don

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