In the President's Secret Service

Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect

By Ronald Kessler
(Three Rivers Press (CA), Paperback, 9780307461360, 285pp.)

Publication Date: August 3, 2010

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Description
Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service. 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.
- George W. Bush's daughters would try to lose their agents.
- Based on a psychic's vision that a sniper would assassinate President George H. W. Bush, the Secret Service changed his motorcade route.
- To make the press think he came to work early, Jimmy Carter would walk into the Oval Office at 5 a.m., then nod off to sleep.
- Lyndon Johnson gave dangerous instructions to his Secret Service agents and -engaged in extensive philandering at the White House.



About the Author
Ronald Kessler is the New York Times bestselling author of Inside the White House, The FBI, Inside the CIA, The Sins of the Father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty He Founded, Moscow Station, and The Richest Man in the World. A former Washington Post and Wall Street Journal investigative reporter, Kessler has won sixteen journalism awards, including two George Polk Awards. He lives in Potomac, Maryland.
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