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Film Review: Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst (dir by Robert Stone)

“Death to the fascist insect that preys upon the life of the people!”

— Patty “Tania” Hearst

2004’s Guerrilla is not the first movie that I’ve reviewed about the kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst.   822 more words


More than a fondness for plants and cats

This short description of Camilla Hall appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle on May 18, 1974 — the day after the shootout with Los Angeles police that killed Camilla and five others. 158 more words

Camilla Hall

Bill Harris: "You're not going to walk out of here thinking justice was done"

The Bill Harris FBI “Wanted” poster. Under “remarks,” the “reportedly jogs, swims and rides bicycle for exercise” stands out to me — he could have been a triathlete in training before the triathlon craze emerged. 124 more words


Reaction to Bill Harris in the recent Patty Hearst documentary

Reaction on Twitter to Bill Harris in the recent Patty Hearst CNN documentary was overwhelmingly negative. I had a few “huh?” moments myself, but his was an important voice to add to the conversation since he hadn’t talked publicly at length about his time in the SLA prior to this. 28 more words

Camilla Hall

The SLA goes beyond Patty Hearst

For what it was advertised to do, I thought CNN’s series “The Radical Story of Patty Hearst” lived up to the name. It was the story of Patty Hearst. 206 more words

Camilla Hall

Armed guards in schools: The issue behind the SLA's first criminal action in 1973

“No matter how you look at it, an armed presence in the schools is just the beginning in teaching conditioned acceptance to the occupation of whole communities.” — Emily Harris, “The Story of the SLA,”  336 more words

Camilla Hall