The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza presented a panel discussion featuring Former Secret Service agents Gerald Blaine and Clint Hill and author Lisa McCubbin talking with The Sixth Floor Museum’s Curator Gary Mack about what happened on November 22, 1963 and in the months leading up to and following President Kennedy’s assassination. This presentation took place on November 20, 2010 as part of a tour to promote their book, “The Kennedy Detail: JFK’s Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence” (2010). To see related films, photos, documents and oral histories from The Sixth Floor Museum’s collection, visit our online collections database (http://emuseum.jfk.org). Or make a research appointment to explore the books, DVDs and other materials available in the Museum’s Reading Room (http://www.jfk.org/go/reading-room).
Were Secret Service agents told to stand down?
Paul Joseph Watson
November 22, 2013
While many are familiar with the Zapruder film, the footage below is less well known. It shows the Secret Service agent nearest to JFK apparently being told to stand down moments before Kennedy’s assassination in Dealey Plaza 50 years ago today.