In the president's secret service : Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect. / Ronald Kessler.
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- ISBN: 9780307461377 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler reveals their secrets for the first time.Secret Service agents, acting as human surveillance cameras, observe everything that goes on behind the scenes in the president's inner circle. Kessler reveals what they have seen, providing startling, previously untold stories about the presidents, from John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson to George W. Bush and Barack Obama, as well as about their families, Cabinet officers, and White House aides. Kessler portrays the dangers that agents face and how they carry out their missions--from how they are trained to how they spot and assess potential threats. With...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown Forum, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2109 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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