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Some new details emerging on one of the darkest days in American history.
The day John F.
Kennedy was assassinated.
A firsthand account of that painful day from a man who was just a few feet away from the president and First Lady.
As the gunshots -- out.
Jacqueline Kennedy's Secret Service agent seen here.
Has now released a memoir were counting the assassination.
The new book called mrs.
Kennedy and me by Clint -- Mr.
hill joins me right now -- thank you so much for being here thank you it seems it when I've been seeing you speak about this that.
He really had an affinity for the former First Lady and still to this day can recall that event in a -- emotional way as the trauma of that ever really left you.
No -- have probably never will I don't expect to.
It says something it's ingrained in me -- that in my mind I'm sure I'll never never leave and.
Your job that day was to protect the First Lady that but clearly when she knew there was danger you you rushed to it and we see you in the video.
Rushing onto the back of the president and first lady's car and we see the pictures there you are -- pictures of Jacqueline Kennedy.
Trying to get out the back of the car what appeared to be trying to get out the back of the car what was she doing.
She was trying to retrieve some material that came off the president's head from the wounded in which he had suffered in the -- was so severe that.
Portions of the don't matter.
And brain matter was scattered here all over the car summit came option right rear and she was trying to retrieve.
You got her back into the car.
And the president's.
President collapsed on her.
You said you remembered what she was shouting at that time what was it that she said they shut his head off and she said Jack Jack -- -- done.
I imagine the First Lady was in the state of shock how how is it that you was -- Secret Service agent function in that kind of -- situation.
Well you're trained -- two -- handle every situation but.
And that gave me if we I just reacted and I just knew I had to keep going.
We still have a job you're doing that was to get them to the hospital in this instance.
As quickly as possible that we were trying to do you got into the hospital and you -- the First Lady didn't want -- get out of the car.
She didn't want to let go president's body because -- want people to see.
Hit the condition it was in it was very very bad.
So I realize that finally and I.
Took my jacket off and -- his head back.
When I did that she let go and we carried president.
What was her emotional state if you can describe that fusion finish -- In the moment it happened.
If you get back in the theatrical -- down into it and he was this actually station at that point.
She's very stoic.
Very matter of fact he never hardly anything to say but she was obviously -- -- You were there when she had her last final minutes with the president's remains.
And she asked you for a pair of scissors -- what happened.
She wanted to view the president in the east room of the White House and her brother -- Robert Kennedy was whether.
And we opened the casket and loud -- in the attorney general to view the president.
As she began to she turned and asked me for -- -- provide her -- users to Iran -- ushers office got decision gave -- I stood there and I could here's a clip clip clip the decisions I knew that she was cutting a -- of there.
They finished viewing the body they closed the -- Robert Kennedy did.
And then that he turned it started to walk back toward the elevator to get to second floor he handed me decisions which returned after.
You always care for another year after that did you watch her attempt to rebuild her life.
Yes so much he tried to keep very busy yet following year from December and he threw the time my laughter in November of 1964.
We travel a lot we human skiing would like to and -- -- for awhile.
-- to and from New York often because.
She bought a house in Georgetown section of Washington.
And A tour operator decided he was gonna run buses -- -- house and we couldn't get him to stop.
And so eventually he said that was -- she just couldn't stand it.
Anymore and he decided by house or place in New York when you -- to your phone -- 1045 avenue and then she decide to move there.
I think you know -- the world looks at folks like you Secret Service agents and we assume that you that you are -- that you have no feelings and you know -- professionals on the job.
But you write your book that you really were devastated and went into quite a depression after the assassination.
And yes I did I.
I was fine as long as I was very very busy.
But when I'm funny at a desk job and given the opportunity to sit and think that's what I thought about.
And it just ate at me and over a period of time like slowly digress the my depression got worse and worse.
And finally just.
A -- after I was retired.
I stayed in my home and secluded myself -- home with a -- Obama's got lots of cigarettes.
And just cut myself off from friends and family and if firms would come by and I just did money he would anybody.
And -- -- -- -- -- holding this as you holding John junior that's correct good enough to keep off of Cape Cod golf of hyannisport.
And that's the president and mrs.
Kennedy on the president's father's -- -- -- And about to transport John over to be with his -- And I know for you is that as for the nation one of the hardest images of of the whole event was.
Little John John JFK junior standing saluting at his father's funeral you were there firsthand the -- that did did -- today.
Still -- me.
Clint -- thank you very much for sharing -- memories of that event with us we appreciate it.
Thank you very much advocate for your service as well thank you sir.
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