Daily Archives: January 15, 2016

Moore gets life in prison for Ford assassination attempt 40 years ago today (Jan 15 1976)


Video: 'Gerald Ford - Assassination Attempts (02)' (Sept. 22, 1975, at 1:08)

(Thursday, January 15, 1976) — Sara Jane Moore was sentenced today to life in prison by a Federal district judge who said that she would not have tried to kill U.S. President Gerald Ford in San Francisco on Sept. 22, 1975, “if we had in this country any effective capital punishment law.”

Moore was released on the last day of 2007.

‘Anna/I Don’t Want To Spoil The Party’ episode airs on ‘The Beatles’ cartoon series 50 years ago this hour (Jan 15 1966)


Video: 'The Beatles Cartoon Episode 17'

(Saturday, January 15, 1966, 10:30 a.m. EST) — The Beatles are aboard a sightseeing ship, when Paul is lured from that ship onto a ghost ship, and later, John takes the Beatles sight-seeing at a New York museum on this morning’s episode of The Beatles, a weekly cartoon television series on ABC.