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The Radical Story of Patty Hearst
The Radical Story of Patty Hearst
The Radical Story of Patty Hearst
252 min • 2018 • M

The Radical Story of Patty Hearst is a six-part series that follows the transformation of Patty Hearst from heiress to terrorist in a saga of privilege, celebrity, politics, media, revolution and violence. Over 40 years later, newly discovered evidence, archival footage, cinematic recreations and exclusive first-hand accounts shed light on one of the biggest and most bizarre stories in modern American history.

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Part One: The Kidnapping
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1. Part One: The Kidnapping
60 mins

Patty Hearst, the 19-year-old daughter of one of the richest and most powerful families in the country and granddaughter of media magnate William Randolph Hearst, is kidnapped and held hostage by a mysterious revolutionary group called the Symbionese Liberation Army.

Part Two: The Captive
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2. Part Two: The Captive
60 mins

The lines between captivity and combat are blurred when Patty Hearst announces to the world she has joined the Symbionese Liberation Army.

Part Three: The Robbery
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3. Part Three: The Robbery
60 mins

On April 15,1974, Patty Hearst walked into the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco, under video surveillance, armed with an M1 machine gun and became a symbol of revolution for radical groups.

Part Four: The Lost Year
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4. Part Four: The Lost Year
60 mins

Patty refuses to go home and the SLA redefines their hate for capitalism with aim at the police.

Part Five: The Conversion
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5. Part Five: The Conversion
60 mins

The SLA literally and figuratively goes up in flames, soon after being captured by the FBI.

Part Six: The Verdict
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6. Part Six: The Verdict
60 mins

From American heiress to American terrorist and back, Patty uses Hearst PR to rebuild her image and regain public trust.