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Episode from the podcastSecond Bananas

19 - Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army (with Victoria Fraser)

Released Tuesday, 27th April 2021
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The Banana Boyz are joined by writer & podcaster Victoria Fraser (@drunkukulele) to talk about Patty Hearst, the newspaper heiress turned urban guerilla! They dredge a swamp of murky motivations, just-so stories, and power imbalances.

CONTENT WARNING - Discussions of kidnapping, murder, rape & rich people avoiding consequences for their actions.

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Sources/Further Reading:

There Are Still No Easy Answers in the Curious Cas… (Vanity Fair)

Hearst Kidnappers Asking Food For Poor (New York Times)

Who Ran the SLA? (Ann Arbor Sun)

The SLA is the CIA (Mae Brussell)

Cinque: A Dropout Who Has Been In Constant Trouble (New York Times)

The Black Dahlia SLA Page (Wayback Machine)