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Lisa McCubbin is an award-winning journalist. As the Live Reporter for both the CBS and ABC affiliates, she was adept at covering everything from education to sports to politics and was eventually chosen to host Bakersfield’s most watched morning news program, as co-anchor of NBC’s Sunrise, the two-hour show prior to Today with Katie Couric and Matt Lauer. During the 2000 election, she landed an exclusive one-on-one interview with then Governor George W. Bush, and covered the election through the Florida voting debacle. In the aftermath of the attacks on 9/11, McCubbin provided compelling reports to KGET-TV (NBC) as a foreign correspondent in Saudi Arabia. Later, as the Saudi government came under increasing Western media scrutiny, the Saudi Minister of Foreign Investment hired Lisa McCubbin as a media consultant to train leading business people and members of the Saudi government to deal with the Western press. She currently splits her time between the Middle East and Colorado with her husband and two teenaged sons.
Clint Hill is a former United States Secret Service agent who was in the presidential motorcade during the John F. Kennedy assassination. Hill remained assigned to Mrs. Kennedy and the children until after the 1964 presidential election. He then was assigned to President Lyndon B. Johnson at the White House. In 1967, when Johnson was still in office, he became the Special Agent in Charge (SAIC) of Presidential protection. When Richard Nixon came into office, he moved over to SAIC of protection of Vice President Spiro Agnew. Finally, Hill was assigned to headquarters as the Assistant Director of the Secret Service for all protection. He retired in 1975.
I found The Kennedy Detail was written and edited very well.
This is a wonderful book that gives readers a glimpse into the lives of the secret service agents in charge of protecting President Kennedy.
I do not consider myself a conspiracy nut by dismissing the findings of the fairy tale explanation offered up by the Warren Commission.
This is a very good book historically speaking. It gives a lot of information about the men who dedicate their lives to protecting the president.Published 1 month ago by Kay W. Hargis
This book is fascinating in many ways and will appeal to people for many reasons. As a baby boomer, I remember how devastating the news of Kennedy's assassination was to so many of... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marsha Andrews
I really liked the book. was very informative. didn't realize how much the secret service did in their job. have to be very
good at their job in order to stay. Read more
Very interesting book. I remember the Kennedy assignation, but this book has things that were not in the news then.Published 3 months ago by Patsy Wooldridge
Anyone who lived through the assasination of JFK, should read this book. It came out 4 years ago, but up until then, none of the Secret Service Agents there that day had spoken... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Number 1 Disney Girl
It was such a compelling and interesting book. All Americans should appreciate the Secret Service and its dedication more. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Carolyn W. Peters
As a teenager and knowing within 30 feet of where I was standing when I heard the news, this is such a great book! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Sharon Shetley
If you're a history buff, Kennedy buff, conspiracy theorist or just wondering how the Secret Service worked back in the day, this book is for you. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Randy Gann