Patty Hearst

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Murdoch mishegoss

Never mind that Rupert Murdoch is shelling out better than $2 billion to buy Metromedia’s seven TV stations. Never mind that he’s then turning around and reselling Boston’s WCVB-TV, Channel 5 to the Hearst Corporation for an astounding $450 million.
The new brand of gonzo journalism
By DAVE O'BRIAN  |  May 07, 2010

Excerpt: Patti Smith's Just Kids

The stars were lining up to enter the Ziegfeld Theatre for the glittering premiere of the film Ladies & Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones. I was excited to be there.
Rock icon Patti Smith recalls burroughs and Mapplethorpe, the early days of CBGB, and saddling up for Horses in this memoir excerpt .
By PATTI SMITH  |  March 05, 2010

The SLA: Unity Through Violent Action?

From Mu, a lost land of legends, they march on America (or at least San Francisco) — the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Patricia Hearst kidnapped, a media mogul's ransom, and the FBI
By VIN MCLELLAN  |  March 30, 2009

The wild bunch

By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 04, 2009

Paul Schrader at the HFA

"I'm not sure what happened to me," says Paul Schrader's Patty Hearst, one of the least reliable of the director's succession of unreliable narrators, in the film named for her.
American contradictions
By CHRIS FUJIWARA  |  January 26, 2009

Crossword: ''Wear some protection''

Heavy, man
By MATT JONES  |  September 10, 2008

Building better bodyguards

This article originally ran in the May 2, 1978 issue of the Boston Phoenix .

Inside a Connecticutt "anti-terrorist driving school"

By MICHAEL MATZA  |  May 01, 2008

New Moon

New is risky for a theater.
Prize-winning play is royally quirky
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 06, 2007

Day Night Day Night

Julia Loktev keeps you guessing about the motives of her heroine and the identity of the organization.
Oddly inert chronicle of a day in the life of a doe-eyed suicide bomber
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 17, 2007