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Without Warning: The James Brady Story (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  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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a great film
7 April 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Beau Bridges has often been overshadowed by his father and brother, but he is a great actor in his own right and proves it in this riveting film. Joan Allen is also great as Sarah Brady. She holds a special place in my heart because she was in Manhunter one of my favorite films. This is a hard film to watch at times because it gets very depressing but it is true to life. I also thought the guy who played Reagan was really funny. He plays him like he is a total dolt.


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