Symbionese Liberation Army

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Symbionese Liberation Army

small terrorist group that kid-napped Patty Hearst (1974–1975). [Am. Hist.: Facts (1974), 105]
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After the SLA's leadership died in a 1975 shootout with Los Angeles police, Kilgore and four of his comrades -- Michael Bortin, Bill Harris, Sara Jane Olson, and Emily Montague -- became fugitives.
Besides Olson, who grew up in Palmdale and is already serving time in prison for a 1975 attempt to bomb two Los Angeles police cars, the pleas were entered by William Harris; his ex-wife, Emily Montague; and Michael Bortin.