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Sara Jane Moore Leaving Court

Sara Jane Moore, accused of trying to assassinate President Ford, shown above as…

January 15 – Would-be Gerald Ford presidential assassin Sara Jane Moore is sentenced to life in prison.

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Sara Jane Moore mugshot from '75: tried to assassinate Ford, not unlike Squeaky Fromme, the Manson family member who tried it two weeks earlier. Moore fired two shots and Fromme fired none.

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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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Learn more about Sara Jane Moore, who attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford in 1975, at Biography.com.

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from SFGate

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Sept. 22, 1975: Ford reacts to a shot fired by Sara Jane Moore in front of the St. Francis Hotel, as Secret Service agents rush him into his armored limousine. Photo: Gary Fong, The Chronicle / SF