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In the President’s Secret Service : behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect by Ronald Kessler.

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In the President’s Secret Service : behind the scenes with agents in the line of fire and the presidents they protect / Ronald Kessler. A behind-the-scenes account of the experiences of Secret Service agents draws on interviews with current and former agents who served during the administrations of such presidents as JFK, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.   Read More »

Lincoln’s Boys : John Hay, John Nicolay, and the war for Lincoln’s image by Joshua Zeitz.

Lincoln's Boys

Lincoln’s Boys : John Hay, John Nicolay, and the war for Lincoln’s image  by Joshua Zeitz. Anyone with more than a passing interest in the Civil War will recognize the names of John Hay and John Nicolay. Dubbed “my boys” by their boss, Hay and Nicolay were President Lincoln’s private secretaries. As historian Joshua Zeitz explains in this multifaceted book, ... Read More »