John Hinckley Jr.is being released from the mental hospital that has been his home since 1981. The professionals have determined that he is no longer a threat to himself or others.
Do you remember March 30, 1981?
I was 21 years old, a college student, enjoying an internship in the New York State Assembly. I learned a lot about politics and the political process that semester.
And on that cold March day, I learned fear...
Hinckley did it to impress actress Jodie Foster.
He was obsessed with the movie Taxi Driver, in which Foster appeared, where the main character plots to kill a presidential candidate.
life in and around NYC is insane
- The waning days of summer
- The thing about local baseball...
- Thomas's Ham 'n' Eggery
- The human sponge
- save a life and you have saved the world
- To boldly go...
- Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
- Rennaisance Faire
- Orange Top Diner
- get up and move
- Songbird loves the 80's: CATS
- worried ....
- Vacation All I ever wanted....
- Mi Casa Dominican restaurant
- Political violence
- Abraham, Martin and John
- I am a wild woman!
- Ronald Reagan and James Brady
- Mouse Trap Survivor Cheese Commercial
- Gabby Giffords
- Yigal Amir
- V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N in the summer sun
- Cafe Society
- Lay's Tikka Masala
- Another this and that
- The Olympics
- Sunken Meadow redux
- Every summer, Lay's comes out with four new flavor...
- The Pit Stop redux
- high school reunion
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