Sunday, July 8 at 2 p.m. ET.
March 30, 1981. Ronald Reagan had been in office just over 2 months. The government was beginning to fall into step behind his leadership. And then — in two critial seconds — a shot fired from the pistol of one mentally disturbed John Hinckley nearly put an end to it all ...
Tune in this weekend for a one-hour Fox News special hosted by
Tony Snow for an in-depth look back at a day that changed history.
We'll talk to eyewitnesses who will walk us through the crime scene. You'll hear revelations from Reagan staff members about the behind-the-scenes turmoil at the White House, including Gen. Al Haig's infamous "I'm in control" press conference.
We'll also take you inside the mind of gunman. Why did Hinckley want to shoot the president? Was he really insane? And what about the presidential assassins before him?
All of this ... and more on The Day Reagan Was Shot.