San Francisco Heiress Patricia "Patty" Hearst Was Given the Name "Tania" By Her Symbionese Liberation Army Captors -- A 'Welcome Home Patty -Tania for President' Button
Patricia "Patty" Hearst Wearing Combat Fatigues and Holding a Sawed-Off M1 Carbine at the Ready Is Photographed Standing in Front of The Symbionese Liberation Army Seven-Headed Naga Emblem in April 1974. The Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) Was An American Self-Styled Left-Wing Revolutionary Organization Active Between 1973 and 1975 That Considered Itself A Vanguard Army. The Group Committed Bank Robberies and Other Acts of Violence Resulting In Two Murders.
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.
June 16, 1999: KATHLEEN ANN SOLIAH IS ARRESTED AFTER 20 YEARS - A former member of the Symbionese Liberation Army, Sara Jane Olson aka Kathleen Ann Soliah is arrested after evading authorities for more than 20 years. Olson had been hiding since 1976 and have been living under the alais Sara Jane Olson, which is now her legal name.