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Hearst Trial #487165

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 1976
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(Studio) Today is Patricia Hearst's 22nd birthday.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Francisco, California) Crowd outside cthse. brings birthday cake for Pattorney Cake not allowed in. Prosecutor James Browning asks Hearst why she didn't send birthday greetings to family members while she was away. She says SLA members would have killed her if she had. Hearst says she posed willingly for SLA group picture and scribbled revolutionary message on wall. From book "Tania: The Unforgettable Guerrilla" the SLA chose name "Tania" for Hearst. Says her comradeship with SLA was act.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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