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Ford Security / Moore / Secret Service / Threat #485122

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 30, 1975
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(Studio) Rptd. Sara Jane Moore had 3 talks with Secret Service on day she shot at President Ford. Treasury Secretary William Simon says 320 threats against President in 1st 20 days of September Admin. asks for $13 million for President and pres. candidate security.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Rptd. Moore called Service 3 times asking for agents who interviewed her Sunday, Martin Haskell and Gary Yauger. [Assistant director Secret Service James BURKE - says Moore called 3 times; details of calls cited. She didn't say return call or exhibit urgency.] [Senator Joseph MONTOYA - asks if those who took calls aware she had been interviewed.] [Service Director H. Stuart KNIGHT - says interview could have triggered her, but interviews indispensable.] Knight says Service didn't need more agents during California visit. He hopes President will spend more time in controlled environment.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

(Studio) Mental patient recently offers agent of Treasury Department's alcohol, tobacco and firearms unit $25,000 to kill Ford. Man returns to Veterans Administration Hospital.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine

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