S4E3: “The Greatest Love Offering in the History of the World"

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Mar 27, 201931m | se4 : e3
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S4E3: “The Greatest Love Offering in the History of the World"
Mar 2731m | se4e3
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In 1981, on his way to look for the actress Jodi Foster at Yale, where he had been stalking her, John Hinckley Jr. stopped off in Washington, D.C., and ended up shooting U.S. President Ronald Reagan in front of the Hilton Hotel. Hinckley claimed he was trying to impress Foster, with whom he was infatuated. He later described the incident in a letter to The New York Times as “the greatest love offering in the history of the world. ... I am Romeo and she is Juliet.”

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