The kidnapping of the newspaper heiress Patty Hearst by the previously obscure Symbionese Liberation Army was one of the defining events of the 1970s. This was the story that introduced us to the Stockholm syndrome and was the first breaking news event to be broadcast live on nationwide TV. Toobin, a New Yorker staff writer, senior legal analyst for CNN, and author of books on law and justice, including The Run of His Life, draws on hundreds of interviews and new archival documents for this detailed recounting of Hearst’s abduction, her renunciation of her former life, and her trial for bank robbery.
Jeffrey Toobin - American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Published: Doubleday - August 2nd, 2016
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