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James Brady, Wounded in Reagan Assassination Attempt, Dead at 73

James Brady, the former White House Press Secretary who was severely wounded in the assasanation attempt on former U.S. Presient Ronald Reagan in 1981, has died at the age of 73. Brady's staff made the announcement on Monday (August 3). The shooting was captured by TV cameras as President Reagan accompanied by some of his staff were leaving the Washington Hilton hotel. Brady was shot in the head and would spend the rest of his life in a wheelchaIr.

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