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Assassination Attempt / Richardson Arrest / Aftermath #71466

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1981
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(Studio) Arrest in New York City of Edward Michael Richardson for threatening to assassinate the President reported; similarity between letter to Jodie Foster found in Richardson's hotel room and those of John Hinckley, Junior, noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) President Reagan's continued progress and visits today from Nancy Reagan and FBI director William Webster reported; details given, films shown. White House staff's greeting to President, Press Secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy and policy ofr. Thomas Delahanty examined; photograph shown. McCarthy's release from hospital today reported [McCARTHY - thanks ambulance crew and others.] [Carol McCARTHY - wants identification of man who helped husband.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Frank

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