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Five Presidents: Former Secret Service Agent Recalls Those He Protected

Clint Hill served five U.S. Presidents as a member of the U.S. Secret Service. He was assigned to protect First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and was with the presidential motorcade when Pres. John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. He also served Texan Lyndon Johnson, as well as Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon and Ford. His latest book […]

Clint HillFive Presidents - Clint Hill - Book Cover served five U.S. Presidents as a member of the U.S. Secret Service. He was assigned to protect First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and was with the presidential motorcade when Pres. John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.

He also served Texan Lyndon Johnson, as well as Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon and Ford.

His latest book is Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford, co-authored by journalist Lisa McCubbin. They both join us now to talk about the book.

Hill recalls his visit to Houston with the Kennedys the day before the assassination in Dallas. He shares his memories of protecting LBJ. And he compares the different personalities and styles of each of the presidents he served.

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Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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