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Secrets of the Secret Service : the history and uncertain future of the US Secret Service

Author: Gary J Byrne; Grant M Schmidt
Publisher: New York, NY : Center Street, Hachette Book Group, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A look at the inner workings of the U.S. Secret Service shares insights into the reactionary approaches of the agency's increasingly politicized management and how new strategies are placing presidential security at risk.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Byrne, Gary J.
Secrets of the Secret Service.
New York : Center Street, 2018
(OCoLC)1015309782
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary J Byrne; Grant M Schmidt
ISBN: 9781546082477 1546082476
OCLC Number: 1015339739
Description: 295 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Distrust and no confidence --
Clinton characters --
Kenneth Starr targets the Secret Service --
First successes, first failures --
Bullets from Dallas to Washington --
Transition and tragedy --
Shaky wartime footing --
Losing control --
The Secret Service swamp --
Making the Secret Service great again.
Other Titles: History and uncertain future of the U.S. Secret Service
Responsibility: Gary J. Byrne, with Grant M. Schmidt.

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SECRETS OF THE SECRET SERVICE is a unique, behind-the-scenes look at what makes the Secret Service tick and the increasingly reactive strategies and tactics that place presidential security at risk  Read more...
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"Former Secret Service officer Gary Byrne offers a ground-zero look at the Lewinsky scandal - and other Bill Clinton misadventures that should have been national scandals - in his new book Crisis of Read more...

 
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