Tasked with protecting First Lady Jackie Kennedy, Secret Service agent Clint Hill was the man standing between her and gunfire the day her husband was killed.
Now, nearly 50 years after the shooting, Hill has written a memoir, Mrs. Kennedy and Me: An Intimate Memoir, about his encounters with the first lady.
The book includes a detailed account of the harrowing minutes before and after the shooting of President Kennedy. Hill also spoke about the day on NBC’s Today show.
Here are some of the most chilling moments.
Hill remembers that, after the shooting, the First Lady cut her husband's hair with a pair of scissors that another secret service agent had brought.
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