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Monday, January 10, 2011
Flashback: Assassination Attempt on The President

This week a crazed gunman attempted to kill US Senator Gabrielle Giffords as she stood outside a grocery store in her district.

On March 30, 1981, a crazed gunman named John Hinckley attempt to kill President Ronald Reagan as he exited the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. Two weeks after the assassination attempt, as he commemorated his own 79th birthday, the Rebbe wished the President a full recovery, and thanked the President for designating his birthday as "Education Day, USA."

He spoke of the shocking nature of the crime, and the root cause of such evil.

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