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40 Years Ago: President Reagan Shot in Washington, DC

President Ronald Reagan being shoved into the President’s limousine by secret service agents after being shot outside a Washington hotel Monday, March 30, 1981. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) It was 40 years ago today, March 30, 1981, that President Ronald Reagan was shot and wounded in Washington, DC, in an assassination attempt. The shooting was captured by TV cameras, which were…