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Rawhide down [electronic resource] : The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan. Del Quentin Wilbur.

Wilbur, Del Quentin. (Author). Culp, Jason. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781427216304 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2011.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Jason Culp.
Summary, etc.: On March 30, 1981, President Reagan walked out of a hotel in Washington, D.C. and was shot by a would-be assassin. For years, few people knew the truth about how close the president came to dying, and no one has ever written a detailed narrative of that harrowing day. Now, drawing on exclusive new interviews, Del Quentin Wilber tells the electrifying story of a moment when the nation teetered on the brink of chaos. With cinematic clarity, we see the Secret Service agent whose fast reflexes saved the president's life; the brilliant surgeon who operated on Reagan as he was losing half his blood; and the small group of White House officials frantically trying to determine whether the country was under attack. Most especially, we encounter the man code-named Rawhide, a leader of uncommon grace who inspired affection ...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 268616 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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