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"The Kennedy Detail"
Clint Hill doing his job.
Retired Secret Service Agents Break 47 Year Silence
After forty-seven years, the agents assigned to protect the First Family tell their story. Retired agent Gerald Blaine (with award winning author Lisa McCubbin) has written an "insiders" book that fills in a lot of gaps.
Read my review via the link below and then read their book.
The Discovery Channel will air a two hour special based on the book on both Dec. 2 and 3. Check local listings for channels and times.
"The Kennedy Detail" book review.
- JFK’s Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence - San Francisco History | Examiner.com
The expression on the face of Miss Ola Cooper will forever be seared into my memory as she walked into our sixth grade classroom and announced that President Ke
Not Just Another "Day in the Life"
When I got home from school "That Day", my mother told me she had been watching As The World Turns as she did most days. In our house, the characters and cast members of this program were like family members. Grandpa was talking with Nancy about Bob's wife, the infamous "Lisa" and whether or not she would be joining them for Thanksgiving dinner. The screen went black and you could hear the rustle of someone moving a microphone around.
She told me about watching Walter Cronkite as he made the announcement and how shaken he was. It's still an emotional moment watching him as he takes a second to compose himself after the confirmation that the President was in fact dead.
It happened on a Friday and I spent the weekend glued to the small black and white television. It was a haunting and surreal weekend that included the on-air murder of Lee Harvey Oswald and the discovery of a pristine bullet on the stretcher at Parkland Hospital.
Much of what I saw on television that weekend proved to be seeds of conspiracy and I've never gotten past believing that something was amiss in Dallas that day.