On September 22, 1975, five-time divorcee, mother of four and accountant who turned to revolutionary politics, Sara Jane Moore, attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford while he was visiting San Francisco. If not for the courage of Oliver Sipple, Moore might have succeeded. Mr. Sipple, an ex-marine was in the crowd at Union Square in San Francisco. As Sara Jane Moore was about to shoot at President Ford, Sipple grabbed her arm.
The assassination attempt failed and Oliver Sipple was considered a hero. As…read more >