August 27, 2013
MOST OF US HAVING PURGED THE ENTIRE 70s FROM OUR MEMORIES:
Ford Recounts Assassination Attempt, Was 'Two Feet Away' From Gun (Alisa Wiersema, Aug 27, 2013, ABC News)
A cult member scheming to assassinate the President of the United States may sound like the plot for a fictional thriller, but it's actually a rediscovered page out of American history books made available to the public for the first time.Footage of President Ford's testimony against his failed assassin, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, was released Monday after being sealed for nearly 38 years -- thanks to a motion filed by the Eastern District Historical Society, a group in Sacramento, Calif.
Posted by Orrin Judd at August 27, 2013 7:58 PM