Reagan Address to AFL-CIO
President Reagan addressed a meeting of AFL-CIO members. It was while leaving this speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel that… read more
President Reagan addressed a meeting of AFL-CIO members.
It was while leaving this speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel that President Reagan was shot by John Hinckley, Jr. on the sidewalk outside the hotel. The president was taken to George Washington University Hospital, had surgery, and subsequently recovered and resumed his duties as president. Three others were shot by Hinckley at the same time, including White House press secretary James Brady. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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