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Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  16 June 1991 (USA)
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In 1981, during the assassination attempt on then President Ronald Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady was shot and left paralyzed. This biographical account follows his life ... See full summary »

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In 1981, during the assassination attempt on then President Ronald Reagan, White House Press Secretary James Brady was shot and left paralyzed. This biographical account follows his life before and after the shooting leading up to the passage of the Brady Bill which regulates the sale of handguns. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A História de James Brady  »

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West Wing meets Almost Famous
21 July 2004 | by (New York, Toronto) – See all my reviews

great film. surprised. well written, in a made-for-TV way. the bad-news TV report scene is particularly chilling.

good IL' Beau! funny prosthetic belly he sports! they make jim brady seem very lovable. i sure remember this. new york senator (than a representative) wrote the Brady Bill which is something good Congress has done.

the shooting occurs too early in the movie for me -- i was just getting into the life of the press secretary. it's kind of West Wing meets Almost Famous. except the characters and events are not fictional.


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