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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The first half of the monograph, entitled "The Story," recounts the events between February 1974, when members of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) kidnapped Hearst from her Berkeley apartment, and March 1976, when a jury convicted her for armed robbery.
We were escorted by the butler, I b elieve, and on our tour of some of the rooms, including the one where the D-Day invasion was planned, he pointed out the young Patti Hearst, later notorious for being kidnapped by the then Symbionese Liberation Army and then participating in their terrorism.
Patty was just 19 in 1974 when she was snatched by the left-wing Symbionese Liberation Army from her California home.
Lydia Hearst is the daughter of Patty Hearst, who was snatched by US guerilla group the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) in 1974.
"Patty Hearst," Smith sings, "you're standing there in front of the Symbionese Liberation Army flag with your legs spread.
Coming so soon after the trashcan bombing in Times Square and the release followed by the re-arrest of Sara Jane Olson (aka Kathleen Soliah when she was in the Symbionese Liberation Army), there are unsettling echoes in this restrained, but still provocative prison drama about a woman who comes up for parole 30 years after killing a man in a Vietnam protest bombing.
Heiress Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, later joining them on a bank robbery.
When draft resisters and members of the Black Panther Party, the Black Liberation Army, the Symbionese Liberation Army and other groups were jailed and convicted on criminal charges, they began mobilizing other inmates behind bars.
During the more than 30 years he spent at the Los Angeles Times, he covered some of the biggest stories in Southern California, among them the Hillside Strangler case and the Symbionese Liberation Army shootout, as well as cases of police misconduct.
Hearst, the granddaughter of media baron William Randolph Hearst, was abducted by the Symbionese Liberation Army aged 19.
Here, Prin offers the example of Sara Jane Olson, who was wanted for attempted murder as a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army in the 1970s and went on to live a hidden life for 24 years as a suburban housewife and mother before being discovered and sent to prison.
In an even more extreme example, American newspaper heiress Patty Hearst joined the terrorist Symbionese Liberation Army which had abducted her - and eventually went with them on subsequent bank raids.