Forty years after the Patty Hearst "trial of the century," the true story of the events, including the beginning of police militarization in America.Revolution's End fully explains the most famous kidnapping in US history, detailing Patty Hearst's relationship with Donald DeFreeze, known as Cinque, head of the Symbionese Liberation Army. Not only did the heiress have a sexual relationship with DeF...
Hardcover: 260 pages
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (August 2, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 643200
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This book is one of two recently published (on the same day) about the Patricia Hearst kidnapping--the other is by Jeff Toobin. The two books provide a vastly different view of events to the point where it is surprising how two authors can be workin...
he was imprisoned; she didn't know he was an informant and a victim of prison behavior modification.Neither Hearst nor the white radicals who followed DeFreeze realized that he was molded by a CIA officer and allowed to escape, thanks to collusion with the California Department of Corrections. DeFreeze's secret mission: infiltrate and discredit Bay Area anti-war radicals and the Black Panther Party, the nexus of seventies activism. When the murder of the first black Oakland schools superintendent failed to create an insurrection, DeFreeze was alienated from his controllers and decided to become a revolutionary, since his life was in jeopardy.Revolution's End finally elucidates the complex relationship of Hearst and DeFreeze and proves that one of the largest shootouts in US history, which killed six members of the SLA in South Central Los Angeles, ended when the LAPD set fire to the house and incinerated those six radicals on live television, nationwide, as a warning to American leftists.