By Ronald Kessler
By no means earlier than has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. mystery provider, that elite corps of brokers who pledge to take a bullet to guard the president and his relatives. After carrying out particular interviews with multiple hundred present and previous mystery provider brokers, bestselling writer and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler unearths their secrets and techniques for the 1st time.
Secret provider brokers, appearing as human surveillance cameras, detect every little thing that is going on behind the curtain within the president's internal circle. Kessler unearths what they've got visible, delivering startling, formerly untold tales in regards to the presidents, from John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson to George W. Bush and Barack Obama, in addition to approximately their households, cupboard officials, and White residence aides.
Kessler portrays the hazards that brokers face and the way they bring about out their missions--from how they're informed to how they spot and check strength threats. With fly-on-the-wall standpoint, he captures the drama and rigidity that represent agents' lives.
In this headline-grabbing ebook, Kessler discloses assassination makes an attempt that experience by no means ahead of been published. He stocks inside of money owed of earlier attacks that experience placed the key provider to the try, together with a heroic gun conflict that took down the would-be assassins of Harry S. Truman, the devastating day that John F. Kennedy used to be killed in Dallas, and the fast activities that stored Ronald Reagan after he was once shot.
While mystery provider brokers are courageous and committed, Kessler exposes how mystery provider administration lately has betrayed its challenge by means of slicing corners, risking the assassination of President Barack Obama, vice chairman Joe Biden, and their households. Given the lax criteria, "It's a miracle we've not had a winning assassination," a present agent says.
Since an assassination jeopardizes democracy itself, few companies are as very important because the mystery Service--nor is the other topic as tantalizing because the internal sanctum of the White condominium. purely tight-lipped mystery provider brokers comprehend the genuine tale, and Ronald Kessler is the one journalist to have received their trust.
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