Secrets of the Secret Service

Secrets of the Secret Service

The History and Uncertain Future of the U.S. Secret Service

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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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.
Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781546082477
1546082476
Branch Call Number: 363.28309 BYRNE
Characteristics: 295 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Schmidt, Grant M - Author

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jmelill2
Oct 09, 2019

One of the worst, most obviously biased, books I've come across. Not recommended.

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mammothhawk229e
Jan 08, 2019

Author made convincing case that corrupt institution is broken despite idealistic newbies thanks to empire building higher ups . Former presidents escaped assassination attempts due to luck than training.
Dire warning Secret Service must be reformed & morale restored (305th out of 305 in government organizations )or current & future presidents will repeat history like Lincoln & Garfield.

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Snape1417
Jun 25, 2018

Like his first book, this is just another "Me, Myself and I" boring waste of time. From the title one would expect the author to at least be a special agent with the Secret Service, but no, his claim to fame is being one of the uniformed guards at the White House. If the author has any talent at all, it would be the art of exaggeration.

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