CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 16, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(Sacramento: Frank Buckley) The arrest of four former members of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) on charges related to the April 21, 1975, robbery/murder in Carmichael, California, in which Myrna Opsahl was shoot to death examined. [OFFICIAL - says murder charges have been filed against Emily Harris, William Harris, Kathleen Soliah, Michael Bortin and James Kilgore; cites the new evidence linking the SLA to the bank robbery.] [Victim's son Jon OPSAHL - comments on the murder case.] The reopening of the SLA case after the 1999 arrest of Soliah (aka: Sara Jane Olson) noted.
(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Sacramento sheriff's department James Lewis about the SLA case. [LEWIS - says a task force has been resurrecting the evidence about the 1975 robbery/murder case; indicates there is sufficient evidence to prosecute the case; anticipates Patty Hearst will be a witness in the case because she chronicled the case in her book; admits Hearst was both pardoned and received immunity for grand jury testimony.]