© 2021
In touch with the world ... at home on the High Plains
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
94.9 HPPR Connect will be on and off the air this Thursday and Friday as work is done to replace the transmitting antenna and transmitter. We apologize for this disruption, though the work is being done to improve the station's overall signal quality and reliability. You can always listen to HPPR Connect using the player above.

40 Years Later: The Attempted Assassination Of President Ronald Reagan

Four decades ago, President Ronald Reagan was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in Washington, D.C., on March 30, 1981.

We look back at that event and consider the Republican leader’s legacy with Julian Zelizer, professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.

ABC archival video: Ronald Reagan survives an assassination attempt.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.