In the President's Secret Service: behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect

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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.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. 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 fly-on-the-wall perspective, he captures the drama and tension that characterize agents' lives and 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.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / General, Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / General, Presidents -- Protection -- United States, Secret service -- United States, Secret service -- United States -- History, United States. -- Secret Service, United States. -- Secret Service -- History
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title_full In the President's Secret Service Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect, In the President's Secret Service Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents TheyProtect, In the president's Secret Service : behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect [electronic resource] / Ronald Kessler, In the president's Secret Service [sound recording] : behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect / Ronald Kessler
title_short In the President's Secret Service
title_sub behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect
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