James Scott Brady
Brady in August 2006
|15th White House Press Secretary|
|Precedit bi||Jody Powell|
|Succeedit bi||Larry Speakes|
|Born||29 August 1940|
|Dee'd||4 August 2014 (aged 73)|
|Poleetical pairty||Republican Party|
|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
Efter nearly bein killit an becomin permanently disablit as a result o an assassination attempt on Reagan in 1981 causit bi John Hinckley, Brady became an ardent supporter of gun control. He wis an aa an activist for gun control.
Thegither wi his wife, Sarah, who servit as Chair o the Brady Campaign tae Prevent Gun Violence, formerly kent as Handgun Control, Inc., co-foundit bi N.T. Pete Shields, Brady subsequently lobbit for stricter handgun control an assault wappen restrictions. The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, an aa kent simply as "the Brady Bill", wis namit in his honour.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Victor Cohn (23 November 1981). "James Brady and his odyssey". The Washington Post. p. A1.
- Former White House Press Secretary James Brady Dead at 73
Ither wabsteids[eedit | eedit soorce]
Media relatit tae James Brady at Wikimedia Commons