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Source: Collier’s
Source type: magazine
Document type: article
Document title: “A Protector of Presidents”
Author(s): St. Clair, Labert
Date of publication: 17 January 1914
Volume number: 52
Issue number: 18
Pagination: 25

St. Clair, Labert. “A Protector of Presidents.” Collier’s 17 Jan. 1914 v52n18: p. 25.
presidents (protection); Secret Service.
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz [misspelled below]; William McKinley; James Sloan, Jr.


A Protector of Presidents [excerpt]

     Until after President McKinley was shot, the President never had a personal bodyguard. Then came Sloan and others and systematic protection. No man ever will be able to approach another President as did Czolgoz. He carried a revolver wrapped in a handkerchief. Every man who now approaches a President must have both hands in plain view.



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