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Author: Brad Schreiber Narrator: Brad Schreiber Publisher: Skyboat Media Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2017 ISBN: 9781538429242
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Forty years after the Patty Hearst “trial of the century,” people still don’t know the true story of the events.

Revolution’s End fully explains the most famous kidnapping in US history, detailing Patty Hearst’s relationship with Donald DeFreeze, known as Cinque, the head of the Symbionese Liberation Army. Not only did the heiress have a sexual relationship with DeFreeze while he was imprisoned, she didn’t know he was an informant and a victim of prison behavior modification.

Neither Hearst nor the white radicals who followed DeFreeze realized that he was molded by a CIA officer and allowed to escape, thanks to collusion with the California Department of Corrections. DeFreeze’s secret mission: infiltrate and discredit Bay Area antiwar radicals and the Black Panther Party, the nexus of 70s activism. When the murder of the first black Oakland schools superintendent failed to create an insurrection, DeFreeze was alienated from his controllers and, his life in jeopardy, decided to become a legitimate revolutionary.

Revolution’s End finally elucidates the complex relationship of Hearst and DeFreeze and proves that the largest shoot-out in US history, which killed six members of the SLA in South Central Los Angeles, ended when the LAPD purposely set fire to the house and incinerated those six radicals on live television, nationwide, as a warning to American leftists.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A stunning and chilling exposé of one of the most bizarre political chapters in my lifetime.”

    David Talbot, founder of Salon and New York Times bestselling author

  • “Ignites the past in chilling detail and at the same time shines an uncanny and unsettling light on who we are today.”

    T. Jefferson Parker, three-time Edgar Award winner

  • “Schreiber’s exposure of government involvement in the creation of the SLA is nothing short of explosive…A remarkable book.”

    Dissident Voice

  • “A carefully documented, shockingly significant missing link of American history.”

    Paul Krassner, author, journalist, and founder, editor, and contributor to The Realist

  • “An interesting addition to the literature on the Hearst kidnapping, radical groups in the 1970s, and the hidden corners of American history.”

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About the Author

Brad Schreiber has written or cowritten several books, including Becoming Jimi Hendrix, which was selected for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Library. He created the truTV series North Mission Road, based on his book Death in Paradise. He also writes for the Huffington Post and was a National Press Foundation fellow. He is a visiting professor of nonfiction at University of Wisconsin–Madison.