THE SHOOTING: FORD'S SECOND CLOSE CALL

On the night of Saturday, Sept. 20, Sally Moore, an estranged FBI informant, late convert to radicalism and an efficient but troublesome bookkeeper, telephoned San Francisco Police Inspector Jack O'Shea. She had helped him before in investigating reports of fraud in last year's $2 million program to distribute food to the San Francisco Bay Area's needy, as demanded by the kidnapers of Patty Hearst.

Moore's typically rambling discourse with O'Shea was vague. She said she had been "hassled by the system," and added: "I'm going to "see...

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