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Hearst Kidnapping / Symbionese Liberation Army #475187

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 15, 1974
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(Studio) Two ex-convicts, Don. DeFreeze and Thero Wheeler suspected as 2 of Patricia Hearst's abductors. FBI calls reports with regard to DeFreeze and Wheeler pure speculation. DeFreeze's mother says FBI searched her home Saturday Eye witnesses identify DeFreeze from composite drawings.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Francisco, California) Symbionese Liberation Army discussed in detail. Oakland school superintendent Marcus Foster 1st target and victim of liberation army. SLA published its reasons for attacking Foster; details outlined. Joseph Remiro and Russell Little, members of Liberation Army, arrested for Foster's murder. Police find evidence in Remiro's and Little's home linking them to SLA and Nancy Lynn Perry, suspected leader of SLA. Nancy Perry's background reviewed. [High school teacher Jim JOHNSON - says Nancy very quiet, nonviolent and intelligent.] At Berkeley, Nancy changed to an aggressive, violent member of SLA. Nancy explains meaning of SLA in underground paper. SLA's objectives sent along with ransom plan for Patricia Hearst's freedom; details given.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) No other radical groups join SLA as invited. Bodyguards assigned to several California state legislators after SLA threats received
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don
Duration:
00:05:40

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