CRIME: This Is Tania

The ashes from the holocaust and Shootout in Los Angeles had barely cooled last week when law authorities declared that they finally had the answers to two of the most persistent questions about the Patty Hearst saga. They were convinced that the newspaper heiress had really been kidnaped by the Symbionese Liberation Army on Feb. 4 rather than taken part in an elaborate ruse to join old friends. But they were also persuaded that Patty had since joined the cause of the shattered S.L.A. and become a terrorist herself.

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