Reagan Assassination Attempt

Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that… read more

Del Quentin Wilber, author of Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, recreated the afternoon of March 30, 1981. On that day, John Hinckley, Jr., fired six bullets at President Reagan, who had just completed a speech to the AFL-CIO at the Washington Hilton. He used archival photographs and video, recently declassified audio from the U.S. Secret Service, and he followed the route of the presidential motorcade from the hotel to the George Washington University Hospital. He discussed President Reagan’s reactions, his recovery, and its effect on his presidency as well as on the Secret Service. close

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Reagan Assassination Attempt

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Program ID:
298497-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 3, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 8, 2012

Airing Details

  • Apr 03, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2011 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 03, 2011 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 09, 2011 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 10, 2011 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2011 | 10:28pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 2:28am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2011 | 6:28am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2012 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 01, 2012 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 06, 2012 | 10:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2012 | 1:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2012 | 4:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2012 | 7:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 07, 2012 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 08, 2012 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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