The Law: The Trouble with Snitches

Sara Jane Moore played two roles last week. When she fired a shot at President Ford she became a failed assassin. She was already an active, paid informer of the U.S. Treasury Department's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. The day before the assassination attempt, she had helped a Treasury agent build a case against the dealer who sold her the gun she fired at Ford. Previously, she had spied on radicals for the FBI and worked for the San Francisco police. All in all, a stunning performance in deviousness that would surely give...

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