Seventeen days after the 1st assassination attempt on Gerald Ford; as he left the St. Francis Hotel in downtown San Francisco, Sara Jane Moore, standing in a crowd of onlookers across the street, pointed her .38-caliber revolver at him. Moore fired a single round but missed because the sights were off.
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Sara Jane Moore (February 15, 1930) attempted to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford on September 22, 1975, outside the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, 17 days after Squeaky Fromme had pointed a gun at the president. She was paroled on December 31, 2007, having served 32 years.
Sept. 22nd, 1975 Sara Jane Moore Attempts to shoot President Gerald Ford, his second assassination attempt in less than one month. In this Dec. 16, 1975 photo, she is on her way to the federal court where a Judge accepted her plea of guilty to the attempted assassination. she was released from prison Monday, Dec. 31, 2007.
In Sondheim's "Assassins", Sara Jane Moore shares a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken with Squeaky Fromme before they take turns shooting at it. At the time, I couldn't find a period plastic keepsake...
On December 31, 2007, Sara Jane Moore was been paroled after serving 32 years of a life sentence for her attempt to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford. Moore has stated that she regrets the assassination attempt, saying she was blinded by her radical political view. Moore was 40 feet away from Ford when she fired a single shot at him. The bullet missed the President because a bystander, Oliver Sipple grabbed Moore’s arm and then pulled her to the ground and stopped her from firing again.