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"This iconic photograph became one of the most famous images of the 1970s," Jeffrey Toobin says. It shows Patty Hearst standing in front of a Symbionese Liberation Army flag several months after she was kidnapped. Penguin Random House hide caption

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Whose Side Was She On? 'American Heiress' Revisits Patty Hearst's Kidnapping

Hearst was abducted in 1974 and then declared allegiance to her captors. Legal expert Jeffrey Toobin does not believe Hearst was brainwashed, but rather, "responded rationally to the circumstances."

"This iconic photograph became one of the most famous images of the 1970s," Jeffrey Toobin says. It shows Patty Hearst standing in front of a Symbionese Liberation Army flag several months after she was kidnapped. Penguin Random House hide caption

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Whose Side Was She On? 'American Heiress' Revisits Patty Hearst's Kidnapping

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