The Rebel Heiress

In 1974 the American public was gripped by the news of Patty Hearst's kidnap. But there was shock when it became evident that the American heiress and joined her captor's cause. She was even captured on a security camera, waving a gun, as the Symbionese Liberation Army raided a bank in San Francisco.

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Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev, Credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images

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