Walking the location of the Reagan assassination attempt

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.

Intro: 0:00
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

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Published by Scott

The mountains are calling, let me grab a jacket and my kids.

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