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This is one in a series of videos looking back at big stories in Sacramento area history. On Sept. 5, 1975, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme pointed a gun at President Gerald Ford in Capitol Park. Bee photographer Dick Schmidt's picture of her arrest is photojournalism at its best. Hear how he was at the right place at the right time to take the photograph, and other details one of the most memorable Sacramento events. Bill Lindelof The Sacramento Bee
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Bee photographer recalls Ford assassination attempt by ‘Squeaky’ Fromme

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UPDATED September 04, 2016 08:36 PM

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