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The Day Reagan Was Shot (2001)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  9 December 2001 (USA)
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The 10th of march 1981 the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs in a thin thread at the hospital, while the Sovietunion is ready to invade a ... See full summary »

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The 10th of march 1981 the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs in a thin thread at the hospital, while the Sovietunion is ready to invade a Poland on the brink of a revolution. Based on actual events during the final stages of the cold war. Written by OJT

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Alexander Haig: Constitutionally, gentlemen, you have the President, the Vice President and the Secretary of State in that order, and should the President decide he wants to transfer the helm to the Vice President, he will do so. He has not done that. As of now, I am in control here, in the White House, pending return of the Vice President and in close touch with him. If something came up, I would check with him, of course.
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Before I saw this movie, I didn't know any details about the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. I just knew that he was shot sometime early in the 80's. The fact that he was somewhat struggling for his life came as a surprise for me when I was watching this. The movie isn't only about Reagan's life and death-fight at the hospital. Half of the movie tells the story of the power struggle that took place in The White House at the same time. This was totally new information for me. The reason why it became a mess, was the fact that Vice President George Bush sat in plane bound for Texas at the moment. The big question then was: Who's next in line? This is no documentary, but still I think I got the picture very well, in addition to being entertained.


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