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day. This would give what had happened to John Hinkley after he tried to kill the president. It also gives information on medical reports, White House Announcements, and statements from major government officials about the assassination attempt on Reagan. This information would help build up what was going on after the attempt on Reagan’s life was made. Reagan, Ronald. An American Life. 1990. Reprint, New York: Threshold Editions, 2011, 259-64, 275, 396.This resource gives a firsthand account from the President himself, which shows a uniqueperspective on the events of March 30, 1981 and the days following as well as the limitations that followed on his and Nancy’s movements within the White House as well as traveling. It, also, shows Reagan’s personality, which gives a more personal aspect and view to the events thatsurrounded that day. These few pages that Reagan talks about the assassination attempt as well assecurity restrictions due to the prevent another attempt shows how being the president of the United States impacted his life.
4Report. Donald T. Reagan to Edwin Meese, June 26, 1981, folder “Assassination Report [1 of 4],” box CFOA 28, Edwin Meese Files, Ronald Reagan Library.This report from the Ronald Reagan Library archives gives /an account of the assassination attempt and the implications that followed. Even though this report is mentioned to be a draft, it provides information that will connect with how the government responded to the assassination attempt and how it could possibly reform its procedures for security details for the president. Giving this, including this information would give all the possible options that the government thought of at the time to bump up security procedures that involve the president.