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17/05/1974 Attack against Symbionese Liberation Army


May 17, 1974 coverage of SLA shooting | ABC7


May 17, 1974, gun battle with the Symbionese Liberation Army



During the shootout, police continued to fire dozens of tear-gas grenades into the home, trying to flush out the SLA members. About two hours into the shootout, the house caught fire. Nancy Ling Perry and Camilla Hall were shot outside, while the rest died inside, from smoke inhalation, burns and gunshot wounds.
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    • Essentials 

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    • Prison visits and political film 

    • DeFreeze escapes prison 

    • Murder of Marcus Foster 

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    • Return to the Bay Area 

    • Crocker Bank robbery 

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