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Jackie Kennedy would be 89 Today

Today would be Jackie Kennedy’s 89th birthday. She’s been gone twenty-four years, and yet she remains an icon of fashion, elegance, and timeless beauty. I didn’t know her, but through my books with Secret Service agent Clint Hill, I’ve had the great privilege to get a rare glimpse into who she really was—the woman inside that…

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Publishers Weekly Starred Review of BETTY FORD

Betty Ford: First Lady, Women’s Advocate, Survivor, Trailblazer Lisa McCubbin. Gallery, $28 (432p) ISBN 978-1-5011-6468-2 In this meticulously researched and delightful biography, McCubbin (Mrs. Kennedy and Me) skillfully chronicles the life of former first lady Betty Ford, both in and out of the White House. Born Elizabeth Ann Bloomer in 1918, Betty—the youngest of three…

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In Step with Betty Ford at 100

To celebrate what would have been Betty Ford’s 100th birthday, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan has opened a beautiful temporary exhibit aptly titled, “In Step with Betty Ford.” I had the great honor of being at the ribbon cutting ceremony on April 10, along with Susan Ford Bales and many…

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Clint Hill Autographed Books

Now available, a complete set of Secret Service agent Clint Hill‘s New York Times bestselling books–autographed by Clint Hill and Lisa McCubbin. Hardcover editions signed by the authors WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford  Five Days in November  Mrs. Kennedy and Me Complete set: $95.00 includes tax and…

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Secret Service Agent Clint Hill in Austin and Denver

CLINT HILL FINAL APPEARANCES FOR 2016 Clint Hill and I are wrapping up the 2016 Five Presidents book tour with two final events in Austin, Texas and Denver, Colorado. I get so many Tweets, Facebook messages and emails from people saying they want to meet Secret Service Agent Clint Hill. Well, this is your last chance…

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Five Presidents, One Wedding, and a New Baby

Five Presidents Four months ago today – May 3, 2016 – Clint Hill and I released our third book together:  Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford.  And what a whirlwind it has been since then! We were on what seemed like a never-ending book tour that began in New York…

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Secret Service Agent Clint Hill and Five Presidents

Following is an article about Secret Service Agent Clint Hill and coauthor Lisa McCubbin that appeared on the front page of The Ark newspaper June 1, 2016, Tiburon, California. AT THE CENTER OF POWER: Tiburon duo’s ‘Five Presidents’ explores intimacies, costs of life in the Secret Service By Heather Lobdell Tiburon authors Clint Hill and Lisa…

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Five Presidents is a New York Times bestseller!

Finishing a book and turning in the final manuscript to the publisher is kind of like turning in a term paper and waiting for the grade from your professor.  For Secret Service agent Clint Hill and me, writing Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford was an enormous undertaking.  We visited…

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Secret Service Agent Clint Hill's Vow

When I first met retired U.S. Secret Service agent Clint Hill 6 1/2 years ago, he told me two things.  “I don’t talk to anybody about that day ever,” and, “I will never write a book.” Two days ago, we received our first copies of Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford.…

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