Lincoln Public Library events, announcements
Lincoln Public Library events, announcementsWicked Local Lincoln“American Heiress: the Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst,” by Jeffrey Toobin; copies in various formats available at the front desk two weeks ahead. Coffee and refreshments served. Lego Club: 4-5 p.m. Oct. 4. The library ...
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 4:19 am
Photos: Today in History, September 18 -
Photos: Today in History, September 18Meriden Record-Journal18, 1979. (AP Photo/JM). This is the front page of the San Francisco Examiner after newspaper heiress Patty Hearst was taken into custody by the FBI, Sept. 18, 1975 in San Francisco. Patty's father, Randolph Hearst, is president of the Examiner. (AP ...
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 11:36 am
Rolling Stone Puts Itself Up for Sale -
AdAge.comRolling Stone Puts Itself Up for SaleAdAge.comAnd it published in-depth exposés, including the 11,000-word, 1974 story of how heiress Patty Hearst went from a kidnapping victim to radicalized guerrilla. A 2010 profile of General Stanley McChrystal by the magazine that included remarks critical of ...Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for SaleNew York TimesWenner Media to Explore Strategic Options for Rolling StonePR Newswireall 231 news articles »
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 9:15 am
Today In History - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderToday In HistoryWilkes Barre Times-LeaderActor James Marsden celebrates his birthday today. He is 44. AP file photo. On this day in 1975, newspaper heiress Patricia 'Patty' Hearst was captured by the FBI in San Francisco, 19 months after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.and more »
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 3:02 am
Book review (fiction): 'Keep Her Safe' by
Richmond.comBook review (fiction): 'Keep Her Safe' by Sophie HannahRichmond.comThe Lindbergh baby? Patty Hearst? O.J.? Casey Anthony? For that question, no answer is possible. Still, the subject is provably popular, and English crime novelist Sophie Hannah takes advantage of it in "Keep Her Safe" (352 pages, William Morrow, $26 ...
Posted on 16 September 2017 | 7:39 pm
The triumph of innocence
Ricky Jackson's four decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit is the story of injustice, perseverance, and, most of all, grace.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 9:50 am
9 celebrity kids that are so-hot-right-now
Images from spring runway shows and ad campaigns are so flush with celebrity sons and daughters they look as if they could have been ripped from the pages of a Malibu High yearbook.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 10:15 am
A Look Back: April 4, 1974
The front page of The Repository from April 4, 1974, marking the deadly tornadoes that hit Xenia, Ohio.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 6:06 am
Andrew Getty, 47, dead in latest Getty
The cause was not known ? but scandal and tragedy have followed this family for decades.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 2:48 am
Christie Brinkley's model daughter
Former supermodel Christie Brinkley is proud of her model daughter for actively promoting a healthy body image in the fashion industry.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 6:55 am
Understanding Mass Incarceration: A
The SLA was involved in the famed kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst in 1974. Here is how a CBS News article described Kilgore’s story: “The Oregon native survived the 1974 shootout between the SLA and police in Los Angeles in which six SLA members died.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:21 am
'111 Places' names the parts of San
Some places recall almost-forgotten crimes: a branch of the Hibernia Savings & Loan was where members of the Symbionese Liberation Army, which included kidnapped publishing heiress Patty Hearst, burst in and announced a holdup in 1974. There are sites ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:02 am
Girl growing up: ‘Diary’ is told through
The air is filled with cigarette smoke, California sunlight and the moral muddiness of post-60s, Patty Hearst-era 1976. After a string of men, her mom is “looser now,” Minnie says. She vacuums during coke-fueled cleaning binges. Minnie, big-eyed with d ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:30 am
Joel Fort dies at 86; iconoclastic
Joel Fort, an iconoclastic psychiatrist who was an early advocate for decriminalizing marijuana and who gave expert testimony on drugs and brainwashing in the Patty Hearst case and more than 300 other criminal trials, has died. He was 86. His death Sunday ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:37 am
What a girl wants
Aug 28th There's a bit of a proxy argument that springs up in The Diary of a Teenage Girl every time a news report about Patty Hearst pops onto one of their floor-model TV sets (this is San Francisco in the '70s, so it's always close at hand). Her mind has ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:28 pm
Olson husband says she won't make public
Sara Jane Olson's husband said Thursday that the former 1970s radical won't be speaking publicly, citing her parole conditions and critics' opposition to her serving her parole in the state where she hid as a fugitive for more than two decades
Posted on 16 March 2009 | 3:54 pm
Courtroom sketch artist Rosalie Ritz dies at
Rosalie Ritz, a premier courtroom artist who for four decades chronicled dozens of high-drama trials, including those of Charles Manson, Patty Hearst and O.J. Simpson, has died. She was 84.
Posted on 20 April 2008 | 2:53 pm