What is Guilt?

March 1976
National Review;3/19/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p258
This article comments on the trial of bank robbery suspect Patty Hearst in the U.S. in 1976. The bank robbery took place in Hibernia, California on April 15, 1974. The defendant in the case claims that she was brainwashed. According to physician Louis J. West, Patty has experienced the coercive persuasion syndrome. The argument raised by the physician was compared with the experiences of the prisoners of the Korean War.


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