When President Ford walked out of the St. Francis Hotel, Sara Jane Moore aimed her gun about 12 metres away. The moment she fired, a bystander in the crowd grabbed the weapon, and the bullet flew wide, ricocheting off the wall and grazing a nearby taxi driver. She was sentenced to life imprisonment for the act. USSC non-resident senior fellow Stephen Loosley spoke to Lisa Pellegrino on ABC's Nightlife program about why a young mother of five became an FBI double agent and a radical revolutionary.
This Week in History: Attempted assassination of President Ford