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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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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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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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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One of my favorite things about writing with Secret Service agent Clint Hill is going through the piles of photos he has in his personal collection.  Every photo tells a story and when Clint Hill sits right beside me, pointing out details I might not have noticed, it allows me enormous insight into the challenges the Secret…

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On Saturday, March 12, Secret Service agents jumped into action, surrounding presidential candidate Donald Trump, when a man tried to rush the stage. The agents did their job. Cover the protectee, and evacuate, if necessary. The man was apprehended, the threat was eliminated, and Trump carried on. Clint Hill noted in a Facebook post that…

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