Sara Jane Moore

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Freed Would-Be Ford Assassin: 'It Was Wrong'

She thought it would spark revolution

(Newser) - The woman who attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford in 1975 says she was “misled” and “mistaken” to do so. “I really thought that it would trigger a new revolution,” Sara Jane Moore told NBC today after serving 32 years in prison. “I think I... More »

Would-Be Ford Assassin Goes Free

Moore, 77, makes parole after serving 30+ years of life sentence

(Newser) - One of the two women who attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford in 1975 was released today from a federal prison outside San Francisco, CNN reports. Sara Jane Moore was sentenced to life in prison after firing one shot at Ford outside the St. Francis Hotel on September 22, 1975.... More »

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