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Bizarre Patty Hearst Kidnapping Details Revealed

Journalists Howard Kohn and David Weir scored one of the biggest scoops of the 1970s when they broke the story of how kidnapping victim Patty Hearst was transformed from a 19-year-old heiress into Tania, a self-described "urban guerilla," and gun-toting member of the Symbionese Liberation Army. Kohn and Weir spent four months tracing her journey across America and conducting interviews. In an unprecedented move, the two-part story began on the cover of Rolling Stone. Read "The Inside Story" from Issue 198 in All Access now.
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