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Novel Examines What It Takes to Protect a President

Clip: 02/11/2013 | 6m 14s

What's it like to protect the president in the modern age? Novelist Brad Meltzer explores this topic in his new book, "The Fifth Assassin." Meltzer talks with Jeffrey Brown about researching presidential assassins, writing thrillers, the advice he received from a former president and perspective from the Secret Service.

Aired: 02/11/13

Rating: NR

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