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Message 1552394 - Posted: 4 Aug 2014, 23:45:55 UTC

R.I.P. James

James Brady, a former White House press secretary who was severely wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and later became a prominent gun-control advocate, has died.
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Message 1552398 - Posted: 5 Aug 2014, 0:12:13 UTC - in response to Message 1552394.

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James Brady, a former White House press secretary who was severely wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and later became a prominent gun-control advocate, has died.


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Message 1552407 - Posted: 5 Aug 2014, 0:34:06 UTC

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Message 1552428 - Posted: 5 Aug 2014, 0:59:17 UTC - in response to Message 1552398.

R.I.P. James

James Brady, a former White House press secretary who was severely wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and later became a prominent gun-control advocate, has died.


I remember that scene very well.

Me too, RIP Mr Brady.
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Message 1552437 - Posted: 5 Aug 2014, 1:23:50 UTC

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Message 1552459 - Posted: 5 Aug 2014, 3:29:21 UTC
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Message 1552484 - Posted: 5 Aug 2014, 4:27:31 UTC

God Bless you James Brady. R.I.P.

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Message 1553996 - Posted: 8 Aug 2014, 23:07:32 UTC - in response to Message 1552484.

OMG, James Brady's death ruled a homicide, police say
Former White House press secretary James Brady's death this week was directly related to wounds he sustained in the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and authorities are now investigating it as a homicide, police told CNN on Friday. :(
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Message 1554013 - Posted: 8 Aug 2014, 23:57:57 UTC - in response to Message 1553996.

OMG, James Brady's death ruled a homicide, police say
Former White House press secretary James Brady's death this week was directly related to wounds he sustained in the 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and authorities are now investigating it as a homicide, police told CNN on Friday. :(


I heard this on Fox News about an hour ago... (Almost 5 PM - PDT, now.)
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Message 1554031 - Posted: 9 Aug 2014, 0:49:35 UTC

Thought I was popping in to post a R.I.P :( (which of course I am) but that news is a surprise... :( very sad.

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Message 1554440 - Posted: 10 Aug 2014, 0:18:35 UTC

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wow 24 yrs to die from a gun shoot wound . What the hell did the doctors do that could make you die 24 years later ????? . Did the gun mans shot kill him or the stupid doctors do a botched up job of repairing him and that is what killed him i would be a little worry'd if i was the Doctors at the moment
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Message 1554486 - Posted: 10 Aug 2014, 3:58:18 UTC

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Message 1554520 - Posted: 10 Aug 2014, 6:48:46 UTC - in response to Message 1554440.

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wow 24 yrs to die from a gun shoot wound . What the hell did the doctors do that could make you die 24 years later ????? . Did the gun mans shot kill him or the stupid doctors do a botched up job of repairing him and that is what killed him i would be a little worry'd if i was the Doctors at the moment

Mr. Brady was shot in the head. The Drs did the best they could, but he was left partly paralyzed. The Medical Examiner determined that his death was directly attributable to the damage done by the gunshot wound - that is what makes it a homicide. John Hinkley Jr. was tried on several counts of attempted murder, was found not guilty by reason of insanity, and has been confined to a mental institution ever since, although in recent years he has been allowed supervised visits to his parents' home. The Prosecutors are still researching the law to see if he can be charged with murder, or if double jeapardy has attached due to the previous aquittal.
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Message 1555019 - Posted: 11 Aug 2014, 10:10:26 UTC

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