John Hinckley Jr. Collection (FBI) 1976-1982

The collection consists of videotapes, photographs and negatives compiled by the FBI in the Investigation of John Hinckley Jr.'s attempted assassination of President Reagan on March 30, 1981. The collection includes photographs of the actual attempt, aftermath, investigation and re-creation of the event by the FBI. Also, background footage of the attempt, and aftermath. The majority of this collection is in the public domain except for news footage/stories of the attempt. Inventory (PDF File).

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JHJ-1a, Crowd waiting for President Reagan outside the Hilton Hotel with John Hinckley Jr. in the background in Washington, DC, 3/30/1981

JHJ-9-6of10-1, Aftermath of the assassination attempt outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, 3/30/1981

JHJ-9-6of10-2, ohn Hinckley Jr surrounded by law enforcement after the assassination attempt of President Reagan outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, 3/30/1981

JHJ-11-2of16-1, Aftermath of the assassination attempt outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, 3/30/1981

JHJ-11-2of16-2, An injured man is rushed to medical services following the assassination attempt of President Reagan outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, 3/30/1981

JHJ-11-7of16-1, An unidentified individual crouches over James Brady while Tim McCarthy lies wounded behind them following the assassination attempt on President Reagan outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington DC, 3/30/1981

JHJ-11-7of16-2, President Reagan and United States Secret Service agent Jerry Parr prior to the assassination attempt on President Reagan outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC, 3/30/1981.

JHJ-16-1of2, still from a video tape of John Hinckley Jr in the crowd at a Carter-Mondale campaign event in Dayton, Ohio, 10/2/1980.

JHJ-25-15a, Check-in receipt for the room John Hinckley Jr booked at the Park Central Hotel before the assassination attempt on President Reagan, 3/31/1981

JHJ-204, Check-in receipt for the room John Hinckley Jr booked at the Park Central Hotel before the assassination attempt on President Reagan, 3/31/1981.

JHJ-206, John Hinckley's mugshot 3/30/1981.

JHJ-565, Time magazine issue from 1-5-1981 of President Reagan found in John Hinckley Jr's hotel room, 3/31/1981.

JHJ-600, Newsweek article from 12-22-1980 featuring John Lennon on the cover found in John Hinckley Jr's hotel room, Undated.