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Sara Jane Moore

Who's Crazy Now?

George Heymont | Posted 12.31.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Which messenger from an alternate universe would you prefer to hear from? A ghost who walks at midnight or a suburban nut job who tried to assassinate the President of the United States?

Guns and Poses

George Heymont | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Two recent Bay Area productions placed guns in the hands of their actors. While the weapons they used may have shot blanks, their playwrights did not.

Oliver Sipple: It's Time to Recognize His Heroism

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Because of the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by Pres. Obama and Congress, Sipple is now a well-known hero. A Marine hero, a Gay Marine hero.

A Secret Service "Tell All" Tale

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

The latter part of this book's title, In The President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes With Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect should have been: Behind the Scenes With Agents Gossiping About Presidents They Protect.

They Walk Among Us

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Timing is everything when you are convicted of murder. Sentencing is all about timing. Guidelines change, and so do prison sentences.

Ford's Lucky Day Revisited

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Thirty-four years later, the Secret Service is still trying to understand the mind of that 45 year old woman, mother and doctor's wife who aimed and shot at Gerald Ford.

Two Women, Two Potential Assassins Out On the Street

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Two women, two potential presidential assassins, are free today, 34 years after they attempted to assassinate Pres. Gerald Ford.

Women Criminals I have Known

Geri Spieler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

It seems it is the season for paroling women who attempt to assassinate our presidents and those who commit heinous crimes.

What Does an Extremist Look Like?

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Is an extremist tall, short, young, old, thin, fat? Would you know if the person standing next to you was about to pull out a gun and shoot? Scary ...

Sara Jane Moore's Interview Fallout

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Geri Spieler

If you were standing on that sidewalk next to Moore when she was 45 years old, would you have expected her to pull a gun from her purse, aim and pull the trigger at the head of the U.S. President?

David Hume Kennerly, Ford's White House Photographer, Outraged At "Today" Show

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Would-be presidential assassin Sara Jane Moore--who on Sept. 22, 1975 fired a .38-caliber bullet at President Gerald R. Ford--sat down for a convivial...

Sara Jane Moore -- Then and Now

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Sara Jane Moore missed Gerald Ford's head with a bullet by a mere six inches. Someone like her didn't raise any alarms on a street corner in 1975, and wouldn't today.

Sara Jane Moore Tried To Assassinate President Ford, Discusses Attempt And Spending 32 Years In Jail (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To look at this 80-year-old grandmotherly woman, it is difficult to imagine that she spent 32 years in prison for attempting to assassinate President ...

Drowning in Twitter World

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Geri Spieler

OK, so maybe it's just me, but all this Social Networking is just too much pressure!

The Art of Duplicity

Geri Spieler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

I got an E-mail from her new lawyer two months ago. He told me that unless I return her art immediately, which is rightfully her property, he said, he was authorized to sue me.

Protecting the President: Lessons Learned?

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

The woman was Sara Jane Moore. There were two significant Secret-Service-related reasons that she was free to stand on that sidewalk that afternoon, gun in hand.