Event: Jewish National Fund gala dinner
to inaugurate the American Bicentennial National Park in Israel
Location: Hilton Hotel, New York City
Description: First Lady Betty Ford offers
a prayer for Jewish National Fund president Rabbi Maurice Sage who collapsed
onstage from a heart attack just before presenting her with a Bible. Despite
efforts of Secret Service officers to revive Dr. Sage, he died shortly afterward.
Photographer: Karl Schumacher
Date: June 22, 1976
Credit: Courtesy Gerald R. Ford Library
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