MY BEST BOOK- KINDLE 4/21/17; PAPERBACK 5/1/17

MY BEST BOOK- KINDLE 4/21/17; PAPERBACK 5/1/17
MY BEST BOOK- KINDLE, 4/21/17; PAPERBACK 5/1/17

Vince Palamara: author of four books + MAJOR DVD

Vince Palamara: author of four books + MAJOR DVD
Author of three books, including THE NOT SO SECRET SERVICE- AGENCY TALES FROM FDR TO THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION TO THE REAGAN ERA and appears on the DVD/ BLU RAY A COUP IN CAMELOT. Watch for Vince's fourth book "WHO'S WHO IN THE SECRET SERVICE: HISTORY'S MOST RENOWNED AGENTS" sometime in the not too distant future!

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President Kennedy's Secret Service White House Detail +

President Kennedy's Secret Service White House Detail +
President Kennedy's Secret Service White House Detail + various other important/ temp/ PRS agents, as compiled from the massive collection of the leading authority on the Secret Service, especially during the JFK era: Vince Palamara

Secret Service JFK

Secret Service JFK
Various JFK era agents

Secret Service JFK

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Nice new Amazon review of "The Kennedy Detail"

Apple polishing for the Kennedy Secret Service agents, February 23, 2012
By Gary Warne "Gary Warne" (Orlando, FL) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME) This review is from: The Kennedy Detail: JFK's Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence (Hardcover)
I picked up this book after reading the back cover blurb that stated it was the first time in almost fifty years that the remaining agents who were a part of Kennedy's protection team were speaking about what happened the day they lost the very person they were tasked to protect. This was their one and only duty at that time and their version of events needed to be set down for posterity. I was very interested in reading their story and I was hoping there would be some new information that came to light along with explanations for events involving agents that, so far, had not been addressed. It was a vain hope.
To say I am extremely disappointed in Gerald Blaine's whitewash of events surrounding the assassination does a disservice to the word 'disappoint'. This was a lot of fluff with selected remembrances interspersed throughout to show what dedicated men these were, and that they cannot truly be blamed for what transpired on November 22, 1963.
It's interesting to know what individual agents thought about doing as the assassination unfolded, but the only agent who actually reacted, and even his was too late, was Clint Hill, In the book, Blaine's memory doesn't serve him well as what he claims about Clint and the other agent's reactions, and what is evident in the Zapruder film and dozens of other photographs taken during the assassination, are at complete odds. At no point does Blaine explain why the Secret Service, to this day, maintains that shots one and three hit only Kennedy, and shot two hit only Connally. What about the shot that ricocheted off a curb across the plaza and the debris injured James Tague? His wounding doesn't count?
He doesn't address the issue of Dallas policeman Joe M. Smith who confronted a man behind the picket fence at the top of the grassy knoll who showed Secret Service credentials just seconds after the assassination. The Secret Service maintains that ALL of its agents were in the motorcade, at the Love Field, or at the Trade Mart, and that none were anywhere in Dealey Plaza during the shooting, except in the motorcade. One would think the Secret Service would be VERY interested in anyone masquerading as an agent.
What about agent Roy Kellerman who stated that the second and third shots came almost one on top the other, and that that testimony is backed up by Constable Seymour Weitzman who was in the lead car, reporter Mary Elizabeth Woodward; the closest reporter to the assassination at the time it happened, Abraham Zapruder and his secretary, and Linda Kay Willis among others? All of those people testified to the Warren Commission that the second and third shots were very close together, and ALL of their testimonies were ignored. NO ONE testified that the assassination went 'first shot...two and half seconds pass...second shot...two and a half seconds pass...third shot'.
He makes light of the fact that, according to Texas law, it was illegal to remove a homicide victim's body before an autopsy could be performed: calling compliance with that law 'nonsense', 'completely irrational' and 'they didn't have to put up with this crap.' This book is nothing more than apple polishing to exonerate and cover the asses of the agents who lost JFK.
Blaine supports the Warren Commission Report even though the Warren Report came to a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT conclusion than the Secret Service! Laughably, in his attempt to sustain the Warren Commission's fiction, he addresses a handful of conspiracy theories, making sure to only tackle the most bizarre or easily refuted ones, like Bonar Menninger's absurd Mortal Error. What Blaine himself states repeatedly throughout the book can be turned back on him...Where does he come up with this stuff?
Oddly, the book is written in the third person as if Blaine is trying to disassociate himself from the experience. But maybe that was his intent; to somehow be excluded from connection with the event that eliminated the president whose life Blaine was charged with protecting. The only way to justify that loss was to conclude that it wasn't possible to save JFK from a lone-nut assassin. So anything that bolstered that scenario was the only one to support, and that would be the Warren Report.
If you enjoy feces dipped in sugar before consumption, this is the book for you.

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