NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 29, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The request by the parents of John Hinckley, who shot former President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and is confined to a psychiatric hospital in Washington, DC, to have unsupervised visits featured; footage shown of the assassination attempt; statement from Reagan’s daughter Patti Davis quoted. [National Mental Health Assn. Michael FAENZA- says people released from psychiatric hospitals are no more likely to commit violent acts.] [Former Reagan aide Rick AHEARN- comments on profound injuries to then-press secretary James Brady in the shooting.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) More information on msnbc.com noted.
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