James Brady, the White House press secretary gravely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and who became a gun-control activist, died Aug. 4, his family announced. Brady was 73.
1980 James Brady, press secretary for President Ronald Reagan who survived being shot during the 1981 assassination attempt on the president and later became an influential activist for stricter gun laws, died Monday, his family announced. He was 73. Frank Johnston/The Washington Post Buy Photo