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August 4th, 2014
11:20 PM ET

A look back at the life and legacy of James Brady

James Brady was the White House Press Secretary when he was shot and nearly killed during an assassination attempt targeting President Reagan. The bullets left Brady with partial brain damage and paralysis, but he went on to become a dedicated gun control advocate. James Brady died today at the age of 73. Dana Bash looks back at his life.

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