Assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan

The exact location where John Hinckley Jr. shot then President Ronald Reagan on March 30th, 1981.

The curved wall which served as the backdrop obscured by trucks in this image, the attempt happened just after President Reagan gave a speech at the Washington Hilton Hotel. He suffered a punctured lung and became the first US President to survive an assassination attempt.

The Reagan home in Bel Air. Originally, this house was marked 666 St.Cloud but changed to 668 at the request of President Reagan.

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October 31st, 2009

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