FILE - This Jan. 6, 1981 file photo shows President-elect Ronald Reagan introducing James Brady as his press secretary in Washington. Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday. He was 73. (AP Photo/Walt Zebowski, File)  (AP Photo/Walt Zebowski, File)

Photos: James Brady 1940 – 2014

James Brady a witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan died …