25th Anniversary of Reagan Assassination Attempt

At an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the assassination attempt upon then President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981,… read more

At an event commemorating the 25th anniversary of the assassination attempt upon then President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981, Dr. Jim Scott gave an overview of the events of that day and introduced Dr. Joseph Giordano, head of hospital trauma team in 1981, who was one of the first doctors to treat President Reagan and Dr. Rob Shesser, another of the physicians who treated Reagan during his 1981 visit. Steve Roberts talked about news coverage and Richard Reeves talked about the historical impact of the assassination attempt.

Dr. Rob Shesser then spoke about former President Reagan’s return to George Washington University Hospital 10 years later to found the Reagan Institute in 1991, and panel of military physicians who had cared for several former presidents talked about medicine and politics. close

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25th Anniversary of Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Program ID:
191866-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 1, 2006
Last Aired:
Apr 3, 2006

Airing Details

  • Apr 01, 2006 | 9:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 02, 2006 | 12:14am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 03, 2006 | 6:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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