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John Hinckley Jr. apologizes for 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan

The man behind the assassination attempt on former President Ronald Reagan in 1981 blamed his poor mental health for his actions. In an exclusive CBS News interview with Major Garrett, John Hinckley Jr. apologizes to the nation.
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