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Hearst Trial / Harrises #488251

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1976
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(Studio) Judge Mark Brandler rules Patricia Hearst won't be tried with William and Emily Harris on kidnapping and robbery charges.

(Los Angeles, California) Hearst and Harrises don't speak to each other. Hearst attorney says she won't enter plea due to question of mental competence. Brandler allows attorney 2 weeks to produce proof of Hearst's mental incapacity. Judge notes that Hearst -would be undergoing psychiatric tests at time of Harrises' trial, June 1. Hearst may testify at Harrises' trial.
REPORTER: Don Harris Artist: Walt Stewart

Harris, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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