Rivers spent a day campaigning with leading gun-control advocate Sarah Brady, wife of the former White House press secretary who was injured in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. While Rivers complained of his involvement with the NRA, Dingell argued for the constitutional right to bear armsUPI's Capital Comment for Aug. 9, 2002 Aug 09, 2002
Sarah Brady (born Sarah Jane Kemp on February 6, 1942) is the wife of former White House Press Secretary James Brady. She was born to L. Stanley Kemp, a high school teacher and later FBI agent, and Frances Stufflebean Kemp, a former teacher and homemaker. She has one younger brother, Bill.
She graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1964 and married Brady in Alexandria, Virginia on July 21, 1973. On December 29, 1978, their only son, James Scott Brady, Jr., was born. Her husband sustained a permanently disabling head wound during the Reagan assassination attempt which occurred on March 30, 1981.
James Brady remained as Press Secretary for the remainder of Reagan's administrations, but this was primarily a titular role.