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Infamous Assassinations

The Assassination Of Ronald Regan
7two February 22, 2010

On 30 March 1981, as US President Ronald Reagan was leaving the Washington Hilton Hotel, 25- year-old John Hinckley III fired six shots from a revolver. One of the bullets missed Reagan's heart by three inches. His famous quote to his wife was, 'Honey, I forgot to duck.' One of his top aides was not so fortunate.

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