A writer, filmmaker, and cultural critic, Charles is Seattle’s consummate philosopher. Currently working on an installation for Manifesta 8 (European Biennial of Contemporary Art) and a film about Sara Jane Moore—the woman who attempted to kill President Gerald Ford in 1975—he’s also working on a local project called Pop Life, organized around Hidmo, an Eritrean restaurant/community center in Seattle’s Central District. Seattle: Hidmo Eritrean Cuisine, 106 Pine Wine Bar, Fort St. George ...
Sara Jane Moore (February attempted to assassinate U. President Gerald Ford on September 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 having served 32 years.
On December Sara Jane Moore was paroled after serving 32 years of a life sentence for her attempt to assassinate U. Moore has stated that she regrets the assassination attempt, saying she was blinded by her radical political view.
Free after 32 years in prison for attempting to assassinate President Gerald Ford in Sara Jane Moore said she was “misled and mistaken” to have done it. It was only during her 32 years behind bars, she said, that she began “to realize that I’d been used.
Sara Jane Moore, who tried to kill Ford in '75, freed on parole
Sara Jane Moore attempts to shoot President Ford outside a San Francisco hotel, but misses when a civilian bystander grabs her arm and deflects the shot. She served 32 years and was released in 2007 at the age of
Sara Jane Moore Tried To Assassinate President Ford, Discusses Attempt And Spending 32 Years In Jail (VIDEO)