The 30th of March, 1981, the delusional John Hinckley Jr. tries to kill president Ronald Reagan. His life hangs on a thin thread at the hospital, while the Soviet Union is ready to invade a Poland on the brink of a revolution. Based on actual events during the final stages of the cold war.
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also appears in the miniseries "The Reagans" (2003) (TV), which also covers this film's events. See more
During the trip to George Washington Hospital, Special Agent Cage's radio hand-mic changes colors from tan to black. Also it changes hands when in fact the mic is fixed in place under his clothing. See more
I'm third in line!
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.82