Talks
American Heiress: The Kidnapping, Crimes, and Trial of Patty Hearst
History with David M. Rubenstein
Jeffrey Toobin, David M. Rubenstein (moderator)
Sun, October 16th, 2016 | 5:00 pm
$38
(Members $24)

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In the 1970s, Patty Hearst, the young heiress to the Hearst family fortune, was kidnapped by renegade leftist revolutionaries. Best-selling author Jeffrey Toobin recounts the controversial period during which Ms. Hearst became an ardent supporter of her captives’ cause and was prosecuted in one of the most ludicrous trials in American legal history.

Jeffrey Toobin is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author of American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst. David M. Rubenstein (moderator), an American philanthropist, is a co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group.

Presented in collaboration with the Center for Women’s History at the New-York Historical Society
with support from 

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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