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WJLA, November 30, 2011

John Hinckley, Jr.: A primer (photos)

John Hinckley, Jr., who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981, is in court today to ask for more time away from St. Elizabeth's Hospital, where he has lived since 1982.

John Hinckley, Jr., born May 29, 1955, attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan at age 25 on March 30, 1981. Reagan was shot under his left arm.