kidnapping Superior Court judge Harold Haley from the Marin County Civic Center
in San Rafael, California. The attempt goes disastrously wrong when a shootout erupts, leaving four men dead, including both Jackson and Judge Haley. The incident will propel Angela Davis
, owner of the weapons used by Jackson, to national infamy because of media coverage around the manhunt launched to find her. As a political activist, academic and author, Davis attracted much sympathy, and her story will inspire The Rolling Stones
' song Sweet Black Angel (1972), and the John Lennon
/Yoko Ono song Angela (1972).
Seventeen-year-old Jonathan Jackson attempts to negotiate the release of the jailed Soledad Brothers (including his older brother George) by