Garfield on the Enemy: Presidential Protection
Clip: Season 28 Episode 4 | 2m 20s
Despite Lincoln's assassination in 1865, there were no new safeguards put in to protect the president from would-be assassins. Lincoln's murder had been seen as an anomaly.
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