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Hearst Trial / Harrises #486988

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 10, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Patricia Hearst's trial.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) 1 month after bank robbery for which she's on trial, Hearst acted alone to free SLA mbrs., Bill and Emily Harris, stopped for shoplifting at Mel's Sporting Goods store.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(San Francisco, California) Clerk, Anthony Shepard, says Hearst might have killed him if he hadn't retreated after following trio in his own car. Later that day, Hearst and Harrises commandeered van of Thomas Matthews. Matthews says Hearst told him she had acted willingly in SLA activities and fired gum at store to rescue comrades in trouble. Judge Oliver Carter expected to admit most of testimony that jurors haven't heard yet. Prosecution to probably rest case by end of week
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Walt Stewart

(Studio) William and Emily Harris deny all of Hearst's testimony.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Los Angeles, California) Emily Harris denies Hearst's testimony through her attorney, Leonard Weinglass. [Voice of Emily HARRIS - denies that Hearst was sexually assaulted. If she hadn't been prepared for Hibernia Bank robbery, she wouldn't have taken part.] Harrises says Hearst wrote everything she ever said.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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