Many American’s were against the Vietnam War. At the time of the draft, the baby boomers were at the center of the draft. Sentiment was that the draft was unfair because the rich and the well educated could escape the draft. Many young people left to go to Canada. The United States prosecuted people who [...]
In 1976 Hearst took part in a bank robbery with the SLA. At her trial she refused to name names. She was ultimately convicted of armed bank robbery and using a firearm during a felony; she was sentenced to 35 years, which was reduced to 7 years.