John Hinckley Jr. the man convicted of trying to kill the president
John Hinckley Jr. the man convicted of trying to kill the president
WAP86032902-29 MARCH 1986-WASHINGTON, D. C. USA: John Hinckley Jr. is flanked by federal agents as he is driven away from court April 10, 1981. The son of a former Colorado oilman, Hinckley was convicted in a 1982 trial that included evidence he shot Reagan in an effort to impress Jodie Foster, an actress he had never met. (UPI Photo/Files)
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criminal, disturbed, mentally ill, crazy, mental, possessed, infatuated, obsessed, killer, assassin, gunman, convicted, insane, insanity, mental hospital, institution, institutionalized, , , Ronald Wilson Reagan (RR), RR born February 6 1911, RR died June 5 2004, RR 40th President of the United States 1981?1989, RR 33rd Governor of California 1967?1975, RR actor sicne 1930s, RR president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), RR spokesman for General Electric, RR switched parties from Democratic to Republican 1962, defined Republican Party's platforms, "Reaganomics", substantial tax cuts implemented in 1981, survived assassination attempt, reelected in a landslide victory in 1984, steps toward ending the Cold War, Iran-Contra Affair, "peace through strength", rejected d├ętente and confronting Communism, negotiated with Premier Mikhail Gorbachev peaceful end to Cold War, 1994 diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, one of the most popular U.S. presidents
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