Bernard Setaro Clark
When shots rang out in Dallas, Texas, during the tragic assassination of President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Secret Service Agent Rufus W. Youngblood immediately lunged over his seat in the vice president’s car and bravely used his body to shield Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. Faced with the unknown, Youngblood maintained this protective position as their car sped toward Parkland Hospital, following the presidential limousine. Throughout the course of that fateful day, Youngblood vigilantly remained ...
Winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Research NonfictionNamed one of the Top 3 JFK Books by Parade Magazine. Named 1 of The 5 Essential Kennedy assassination books ever written by The Daily Beast. Named one of the Top Nonfiction Books of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews.In the months and weeks before the fateful November 22nd, 1963, Dallas was brewing with political passions, a city crammed with larger-than-life characters dead-set against the Kennedy presidency. ...