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30/03/1981 Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan

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Ronald Reagan Shot Raw Tape

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Jim Brady, 30 years later

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John Hinckley Jr.: Reagan shooter now free decades after assassination attempt - TomoNews

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1981 Assassination Attempt on President Reagan Preview

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The Saving of the President - 1981

President Ronald Reagan and three others were shot and wounded by John Hinckley Jr. in Washington, D.C., as they were leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Hinckley's motivation for the attack was to impress actress Jodie Foster, who had played the role of a child prostitute in the 1976 film Taxi Driver.
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    • Essentials 

    • Hinckley's motivation 

    • Assassination attempt 

    • Speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel 

    • Shooting 

    • George Washington University Hospital 

    • Immediate response 

    • Public reaction 

    • President Reagan 

    • Delahanty, McCarthy, and Brady 

    • John Hinckley 

    • Jodie Foster 

    • Books 

    • On screen 

    • On stage 

    • In music