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Patty Hearst

Skip -- More Than Sara Jane's Brother -- My Friend

Geri Spieler | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Geri Spieler

In large part, he began as a source for my book, Taking Aim at The President: The Remarkable Story of The Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford. The book is about his sister, Sara Jane Moore, the middle-age mother who shot at President Gerald Ford in 1975 in front of the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

Kristen Wiig Is Patty Hearst

Posted 08.07.2013 | Comedy

What you are about to watch is the story of Patty Hearst like you've never seen it before. That is, unless you learned about her kidnapping from a dru...

San Francisco's Center of COINTELPRO Activity and the Man Who Exposed It

Geri Spieler | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco
Geri Spieler

The cast of characters who played a part in the 1960s and 1970s activities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Counter Intelligence Program informant program includes the man who uncovered the covert operation and a potential presidential assassin.

Hearst Castle, the American Palace

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

Hearst castle is more like a palace. Not only is it opulent and gorgeous but William Randolph Heart's immaculate taste contributed to its splendor as well.

Movie Review: Carlos -- Glamorizing Terrorism

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas' Carlos, and it's not hard to see why. But here's my objection: In presenting a terrorist as an action hero, it glorifies terrorism as a legitimate path of political action.

Pennsylvania Avenue: Take 2

Mary Lou Song | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mary Lou Song

I almost had to remind myself to breathe inside the Newseum. There was Patty Hearst's gun and jacket. Donald Brasco's watch and Amex Card. A press pass to Timothy McVeigh's execution.