THE SECRET SERVICE: LIVING THE NIGHTMARE

They are conspicuous in a crowd.

Athletically built, they range from youthful to middleaged. The younger men favor wide lapels and flared trousers, the older ones dress more conservatively. But they have a common trait. Their eyes are constantly in motion, scanning the people who have come to see the President. Sometimes they wear sunglasses even in cloudy weather. That way they can watch the crowds without anyone knowing precisely where they are looking.

They are members of the White House detail of the U.S. Secret Service,...

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