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  • Jon Lander

    Remember this one? Patty Hearst, at age 19, was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) in 1974 for ransom. After two months of captivity, she "joined" the group, taking the name of "Tania". (This is not an endorsement of getting kidnapped and brainwashed by a cult, but hey, stuff happens, amiright?)

  • Jennifer Mabley

    Patty Hearst, said to have suffered from Stockholm Syndrome joined her captors and participated in a bank robbery.

  • Robyn Madigan

    Patty Hearst and SLA bank robbery [1974] | | World's famous photosWorld's famous photos

  • Lisa Anderson

    From the LIFE Magazine blog: A surveillance camera catches American newspaper heiress Patty Hearst during a bank robbery in San Francisco in 1974. She was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army on Feb. 4 of that year; later joined her kidnappers in this bank robbery; and was imprisoned for almost two years before President Jimmy Carter commuted her sentence.

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Patricia Hearst (1954-) was an heir to the Hearst newspaper empire when she was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army in 1974. She is seen here taking part in a bank robbery with her captors. Hearst announced she had joined the SLA and taken a new name, Tania. She was arrested 19 months after her kidnapping and served almost two years in prison before President Jimmy Carter commuted her sentence. She married her former bodyguard, Bernard Shaw, after her release.

Patty Hurst was captured with other members of the SLA, and went on trial for bank robbery. She served 22 months of her sentence, and was later pardoned.

The famous S.L.A. publicity image of new member Patty Hearst

  • Edie Spencer

    my mom lived in an apartment in NYC, with two children and a her spouse, for $180/month. It was described as being horrifyingly expensive. Now that same apartment was turned into a coop and last sold for $400,000. YIKES.

  • Peggy Bair

    I remember those days!

  • Vickie Gross

    Go to "" to see how much that is now!

  • Deb McAulay

    Anyone remember this, I do!

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Trailblazer Jessie Tarbox Beals was the first woman to join a newspaper staff as a photographer. (photo: the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute)

Four year old "Teddie" Theodore Roosevelt in 1862. TR suffered greatly from asthma causing him to be sick frequently. Love this photo

Howard Carter investigating the coffin of Tutankhamun in 1922.

This Is How Newspapers Covered The Start Of The Iraq War Ten Years Ago

  • Mary Kostrewski

    "Eye for an eye philosophy," of the Bush administration.

  • Marcy R.

    And look where it lead . We all knew it would happen when we left. Bush didn't care what happened later. He wanted war!

  • T R

    Bravo President Bush!!! He stood up for America. Nothing like the coward that calls the white house home now.

McDonald's bag (how it looked in 80s)

French Who Said at Verdun: "They Shall Not Pass!" (LOC) by The Library of Congress, via Flickr

Raro ver una expresión tan divertida en una imagen del 1800. Lindo