By: Melanson, Philip H.; Stevens, Peter F.
New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers: 2002
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 2269933
Binding: Hard Cover
First edition. A fine copy. 2002 Hard Cover. 374 pp. Pulling the veil off a highly visible yet tight-lipped federal agency, acclaimed scholar Philip Melanson has created the first definitive history of the Secret Service. With 8 pages of photographs, rigorous research and interviews with former White House staffers, retired agents, Service training dropouts, and the first female agent on the presidential detail, Melanson presents the agencys hidden history and examines its role in the headlines of our times. Here are revelations about the assassination of JFK and the shooting of President Reag... View More...