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Clint Hill

Autor/a de Mrs. Kennedy and Me

5+ obres 1,183 Membres 50 Ressenyes

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Clint Hill is a retired United States Secret Service agent who served five presidents-Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald Ford. He is known for his courageous actions in the presidential motorcade during the John F. Kennedy assassination. Assigned mostra'n més to protect Jacqueline Kennedy, he remained with her and the children for one year after the tragedy. Hill retired in 1975 as the Assistant Director of the United States Secret Service, responsible for all protective forces. He is the author of Mrs. Kennedy, Me and Five Days in November and the New York Times betseller. Five Presidents:My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Former Secret Service agent and author Clint Hill at the 2016 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=53123220

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The Kennedy Detail: JFK's Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence (2010) — Pròleg, algunes edicions277 exemplars
Secret Service Dogs: The Heroes Who Protect the President of the United States (2016) — Pròleg, algunes edicions74 exemplars
The Kennedy Detail [Enhanced Edition] — Pròleg, algunes edicions1 exemplars

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Fascinating, intimate portrait of travel with Mrs Jacqueline Kennedy, by her personal Secret service agent. Full of excellent photos, and the tale telling construct of memories flooding back as old diaries and memorabilia are cleared out of a house works well.
 
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DramMan | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Oct 29, 2023 |
It is an intimate memoir. His time as agent protecting Mrs. Kennedy. Also first on scene at the assassination.
I did not understand how much Mrs. Kennedy wanted to stay out of the limelight. She loved her horse ranch in Virginia.
 
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jjbinkc | Hi ha 25 ressenyes més | Aug 27, 2023 |
Clint Hill spans a term of service to the Secret Service covering either directly the presidents or those close to him including a vice-president. This is his story and it gives an insight into the behind the scenes activity and maneuvering that not only puts their life on the line daily but protects that which is so vital to this country's governing; of course the president. Hill gives an inkling of the personalities of the men he covered and does let on to some degree his personal feelings toward them. A few things that surfaced consistently was how reckless some of those he guarded were in putting themselves in the potential of harms way not thinking much about the vulnerability of the situations. The other thing that really stuck out was how much time these men spend away from their families, especially traveling throughout the world and at private residences. It made me wonder why they would be married, and the strain it would put on it. But it is the price they are willing to accept in service to their protectees and the country.… (més)
 
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knightlight777 | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | Jun 19, 2023 |

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