Former White House press secretary James Brady, who was severely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan led to the gun control campaign that bears his name, has died at age 73.
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00:03 James Brady the white house Press Secretary who was wounded
00:06 during the 1981 assassination attempt on president Ronald Reagan had died.
00:11 In a statement released by has found McGrady have to --
00:13 due to quote a series of health issues. The statement continued
00:17 staying over the years -- inspired so many people and he
00:21 turned adversity into accomplishment. Brady and it took a personal crusade
00:25 for gun control after he suffered a devastating -- that left
00:29 him permanently disabled. European President Reagan were shot by John W
00:33 Hinckley junior outside of Washington Hilton hotel. Although -- returned to
00:37 the White House only briefly. He was -- -- to keep
00:40 his salary and title until Reagan left office in 1989. Federal
00:44 law requiring a background check on handgun buyers along with the
00:48 Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence I named in his honor.
00:52 The white house press from also bears his name. James Brady
00:55 was 73 years old.