Picture of the Day: John Hinckley's Letter to Jodie Foster

More
5573476369_38419750eb_o.jpg
Thirty years ago, on March 30, 1981, John Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan outside the Washington Hilton hotel. Earlier that day, Hinckley wrote about his plan in this letter to Jodie Foster, with whom he was obsessed.

Via Letters of Note.
Jump to comments
Presented by

Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

Why Do Men Assume They're So Great?

Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, authors of this month's Atlantic cover story, sit down with Hanna Rosin to discuss the power of confidence and how self doubt holds women back. 


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Where Time Comes From

The clocks that coordinate your cellphone, GPS, and more

Video

Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.

Video

What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In