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Patty Hearst

Newspaper Heiress + Actress
Born Feb 20, 1954

Patricia Campbell Hearst, now known as Patricia Campbell Hearst Shaw, is an American newspaper heiress, socialite, actress, kidnap victim, and convicted bank robber. Her kidnapping case is held by many as an example of Stockholm syndrome. The granddaughter of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, she gained notoriety in 1974 when she joined the Symbionese Liberation Army after they had kidnapped her.… Read More

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1954 Birth Born on February 20, 1954.


In 1974, when she was 19 years old, she was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army. … Read More
1975 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Hearst helped make improvised explosive devices, one of which failed to detonate, in two unsuccessful attempts to kill policemen during August of 1975. … Read More
Hearst alone was arraigned for the Hibernia Bank robbery, the trial commenced on January 15, 1976. … Read More
1978 24 Years Old Hearst's bail was revoked in May 1978 when appeals failed and the Supreme Court declined to hear her case. … Read More
1981 27 Years Old …  Hearst's memoir, entitled Every Secret Thing, was published in 1981, and contrary to claims she had been given immunity on the Crocker robbery, reportedly caused consideration of bringing a new prosecution against her. … Read More


2001 47 Years Old She recovered full rights when President Bill Clinton granted her a pardon on January 20, 2001.


2009 55 Years Old In a 2009 interview, she described the prosecutor's suggestions she had been in a genuine relationship with Wolfe as an insult to rape victims and "outrageous". … Read More


2015 61 Years Old On February 16th, 2015, Hearst's Shih Tzu, Rocket, won the "Toy" category at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden.
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