On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan was shot and wounded in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley Jr. outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Reagan had just finished giving a speech when Hinckley fired six shots, hitting Reagan and three other people. Reagan was rushed to the hospital and underwent surgery to remove a bullet from his lung.
Join us as we visit the location of this historic event.
The day Reagan was shot: 0:11
Why the Washington Hilton Hotel?: 3:25
John Hinkley: 4:28
Grabbing Hinkley: 5:03
President drives away: 5:39
Reagan is taken to the hospital: 6:30
Nancy Reagan: 8:34
The famous line: 9:00