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March 11, 2011

New Audio Released of Moment Before Reagan Shooting

The Secret Service releases a previously withheld tape.

By the way, a new book about the shooting, Rawhide Down (Rawhide was Reagan's Secret Service codename), has just been released. Despite apparently painting a very positive picture of the First Patient...

They decided to call him Mr. Reagan rather than Mr. President; the situation would be less frightening that way. They were amazed by his joking, his courtesy and his general lack of V.I.P. attitude.

They were also impressed by his bravery.

...even the New York Times praises the book.


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