Just some of my television and DVD credits

Just some of my television and DVD credits
Just some of my television and DVD credits

Vince Palamara: author of three books + MAJOR DVD

Vince Palamara: author of three 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

PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO GET TO MY OTHER BLOG

PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO GET TO MY OTHER BLOG
PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO GET TO MY OTHER BLOG

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

Secret Service, JFK, President Kennedy, James Rowley, Gerald Behn, Floyd Boring, Roy Kellerman, John Campion, William Greer, Forest Sorrels, Clint Hill, Winston Lawson, Emory Roberts, Sam Kinney, Paul Landis, John "Jack" Ready, William "Tim" McIntyre, Glenn Bennett, George Hickey, Rufus Youngblood, Warren "Woody" Taylor, Jerry Kivett, Lem Johns, John "Muggsy" O'Leary, Sam Sulliman, Ernest Olsson, Robert Steuart, Richard Johnsen, Stewart "Stu" Stout, Roger Warner, Henry "Hank" Rybka, Donald Lawton, Dennis Halterman, Walt Coughlin, Andy Berger, Ron Pontius, Bert de Freese, Jim Goodenough, Bill Duncan, Ned Hall II, Mike Howard, Art Godfrey, Gerald Blaine, Ken Giannoules, Paul Burns, Gerald O'Rourke, Robert Faison, David Grant, John Joe Howlett, Bill Payne, Robert Burke, Frank Yeager, Donald Bendickson, Gerald Bechtle, Howard Norton, Hamilton Brown, Toby Chandler, Chuck Zboril, Joe Paolella, Wade Rodham, Bob Foster, Lynn Meredith, Rad Jones, Thomas Wells, Charlie Kunkel, Stu Knight, Paul Rundle, Glen Weaver, Arnie Lau, Forrest Guthrie, Eve Dempsher, Bob Lilley, Ken Wiesman, Mike Mastrovito, Tony Sherman, Larry Newman, Morgan Gies, Tom Shipman, Ed Tucker, Harvey Henderson, Abe Bolden, Robert Kollar, Ed Mougin, Mac Sweazey, Horace "Harry" Gibbs, Tom Behl, Jim Cantrell, Bill Straughn, Tom Fridley, Mike Kelly, Joe Noonan, Gayle Dobish, Earl Moore, Arthur Blake, John Lardner, Milt Wilhite, Bill Skiles, Louis Mayo, Thomas Wooge, Milt Scheuerman, Talmadge Bailey, Bob Lapham, Bob Newbrand, Bernie Mullady, Jerry Dolan, Vince Mroz, William Bacherman, Howard Anderson, U.E. Baughman, Walt Blaschak, Robert Bouck, George Chaney, William Davis, Paul Doster, Dick Flohr, Jack Fox, John Giuffre, Jim Griffith, Jack Holtzhauer, Andy Hutch, Jim Jeffries, John Paul Jones, Kent Jordan, Dale Keaner, Brooks Keller, Thomas Kelley, Clarence Knetsch, Jackson Krill, Elmer Lawrence, Bill Livingood, J. Leroy Lewis, Dick Metzinger, Jerry McCann, John McCarthy, Ed Morey, Chester Miller, Roy "Gene" Nunn, Jack Parker, Paul Paterni, Burrill Peterson, Max Phillips, Walter Pine, Michael Shannon, Frank Stoner, Cecil Taylor, Charles Taylor, Bob Taylor, Elliot Thacker, Ken Thompson, Mike Torina, Jack Walsh, Jack Warner, Thomas White, Ed Wildy, Carroll Winslow, Dale Wunderlich, Walter Young, Winston Gintz, Bill Carter, C. Douglas Dillon, James Johnson, Larry Hess, Frank Farnsworth, Jim Giovanneti,Bob Gaugh,Don Brett, Jack Gleason, Bob Jamison, Gary Seale, Bill Sherlock, Bob Till, Doc Walters...

Search This Blog

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Secret Service Veteran Dismisses ‘Blackmail’ Concerns in Colombia Scandal

Apr 15, 2012 4:26pm Secret Service Veteran Dismisses ‘Blackmail’ Concerns in Colombia Scandal Former Secret Service agent Dan Emmett, a 21-year veteran who served under four presidents, disputes claims by some Republican lawmakers that a security detail’s alleged involvement with prostitutes exposed agents to potential blackmail and thereby endangered President Obama. U.S. officials are actively investigating allegations that a group of 11 members of the Secret Service — agents and uniformed officers — and five members of the military invited prostitutes to their rooms inside a secure area of a Cartagena, Colombia, hotel just hours before Obama was to arrive. Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Darrell Issa, R-Calif., who chair investigatory congressional committees, have said the behavior opened the men up to being threatened or blackmailed in the future, possibly to access to secure areas or sensitive information. Emmett called the suggestion an “incredible reach.” “I spent six years in the CIA after I left the Secret Service and am well familiar with sexual blackmail espionage. It is a tactic, but I just don’t see that here,” he told ABC News. “The Secret Service is not an intelligence organization, it’s law enforcement,” he said, noting the men were not part of the agency’s presidential protective division, which is closest to the president. “Moreover, even though the president was going to be staying in the same hotel, the part he would have been in was nowhere close to where these people were or would have been,” Emmett said. “With the layers of security surrounding Obama it would not be possible for him or any unauthorized person to get anywhere close. So blackmail is not an issue, I would totally discount that as being someone’s overactive imagination. “The people who are talking about blackmail — that’s espionage novel stuff,” he said. Emmett served as part of the elite presidential protective division during the George W. Bush administration. He also helped protect presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. The Secret Service, Congress and Defense Department are all investigating the Colombia incident for potential violations of the agency’s code of conduct as well as potential risks posed to the president. Those involved could face possible reprimand or firing, if the allegations are true. “This is not a criminal conduct type of situation, it’s strictly personal conduct,” Emmett said, noting that prostitution is legal in designated parts of Colombia’s capital. “Secret Service agents and officers are law enforcement. These guys are badges and guns and so they’re held to a higher standard than the average American would be that’s down in Colombia on vacation.” Emmett, who is also a former Marine, said that in his experience on dozens of foreign advance trips to establish security ahead of the president ”things do occur on the road.” “But as far as something like this, nothing in my time,” he said.

No comments: