Summary

As Jacqueline Kennedys secret service guard, Hill leapt onto the car in Dallas after shots resounded and hung on for the race to the hospital. Here he offers a minute-by-minute insiders account of unfolding events. Interest is building; note that Hill has also authored the best-selling Mrs. Kennedy and Me.


The "New York Times" bestselling authors of "Mrs. Kennedy and Me" share the stories behind the five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFKs assassination--alongside revealing and iconic photographs--published in remembrance of the beloved president on the fiftieth anniversary of his death.

Clint Hill will forever be remembered as the lone secret service agent who jumped onto the car after President Kennedy was shot, clinging to its sides as it sped toward the hospital. Even now, decades after JFKs presidency, the public continues to be fascinated with the Kennedys--Americas royal family. To mark the fiftieth anniversary of President John F. Kennedys assassination, Hill recounts his indelible memories of those five days leading up to, and after, that tragic day in November 1963. Hill, as Jackies guard, experienced those days firsthand. Alongside the famous photos everyone is familiar with, Hill provides a moment-to-moment narration evoking the feelings and emotions behind the images--clearing up the persistent conspiracy misconceptions along the way. He also shows us the little-seen photos of Jackie both before and after the terrible event, describing the poignant moments they shared, during that pivotal moment in history.

Told movingly by a man who still wishes he could undo it all, "Five Days in November" is a rare and deeply personal look at the assassination that affected the entire world and changed the United States forever.