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John Lennon murdered. John Kennedy murdered. Martin Luther King murdered. Gandhi murdered. Jesus murdered. Reagan – wounded. You know, bad fucking choice. Bill Hicks
After Reagan’s election there was an attempt on his life, just sixty-nine days into office. Astounding that Bush once again would be connected. Alex Jones, Invisible Empire, A New World Order Defined, 2010
The seventy-year-old Ronald Reagan had a bullet lodged in his chest less than an inch from his heart. Reagan (documentary)
Hours after the assassination attempt on President Reagan new details were emerging. The would-be assassin John Hinckley junior claimed that he wanted to kill the president to impress actress Jodie Foster who he had never even met. ibid.
March 30th 1981, Washington DC twenty to five in the afternoon: the president of the United States emerged from a hotel and heads toward a waiting limousine. Suddenly the sound of gunshot splits the air. Four men are hit by flying bullets including Ronald Reagan. Who would want to kill the president and why? Infamous Assassinations: Ronald Reagan
Reagan’s assailant is a twenty-five-year-old college drop-out called John Hinckley junior. And his reason for shooting the president is so bizarre it’s almost unbelievable. ibid.
His assailant has absolutely nothing against him personally. All John Hinckley junior wants to do is draw attention for himself. And in doing so, he hopes the admiration of one of Hollywood’s budding young film actresses - Jodie Foster. ibid.
When visited by his anxious wife Nancy, Reagan famously jokes: ‘Honey, I forgot to duck’. ibid.
30th March 1981: seven weeks after Reagan’s seventieth birthday at 2.30 the President was leaving the Washington Hilton ... An unknown gunman opened fire. Chaos ensured. This moment would be crucial to the future of the president. Altered Statesmen: Ronald Reagan, Discovery 2003
The shooting had aged him. He didn’t look the same man who had campaigned for the White House just a few short months before. And there were long-term implications that no-one could see at the time. ibid.
For a president, routine means press conferences: and in the aftermath of his shooting some observers noticed Reagan having difficulty with his memory. ibid.
President Reagan had already lost a quarter of his blood and was minutes way from going into shock ... No-one saw a tiny bullet hole under the left sleeve. (Reagan & Assassinations: Reagan) Saving Ronald Reagan, 2006
After the shooting Nancy turned to an astrologer named Joan Quigley in California ... The President’s schedule to some extent was dictated by an astrologer. Sam Donaldson
It was an inch from his heart. But who was the gunman? A bizarre motive. A crime that shocked America: the shooting of Ronald Reagan. Reagan Shooting: Crimes of the Century, ID 2016
While Reagan was in surgery, the suspect John Hinkley junior was being questioned. ibid.
Was they found was a history of despair, deceit and delusion. ibid.