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Five Presidents - My Extraordinary Journey With Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Clint Hill

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A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November. Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era—the Cold War; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy; the Vietnam War; Watergate; and the resignations of Spiro Agnew and Richard M. Nixon. Some of his stunning, never-before-revealed anecdotes include: -Eisenhower’s reaction at Russian Prime Minister Khrushchev’s refusal to talk following the U-2 incident -The torture of watching himself in the Zapruder film in a Secret Service training -Johnson’s virtual imprisonment in the White House during violent anti-Vietnam protests -His decision to place White House files under protection after a midnight phone call about Watergate -The challenges of protecting Ford after he pardoned Nixon With a unique insider’s perspective, Hill sheds new light on the character and personality of these five presidents, revealing their humanity in the face of grave decisions.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Lisa McCubbin, George Newbern

Length:

14h 32m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:10

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:13


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

20:42


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

19:30


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:05:00


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

28:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

11:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:19


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:28


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

18:08


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:09


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

19:21


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:49


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:18


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

15:59


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:27


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

23:44


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

30:09


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:12


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

27:19


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:11


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:38


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

27:04


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

17:03


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

36:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

48:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

59:43


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

32:51


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

22:24


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

01:13


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

47:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

20:19


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

31:49


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

16:05


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

27:19


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

23:38


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

12:11


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

17:52


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

12:32


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

02:38


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

01:03