(CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA) – Clint Hill, a former Secret Service Agent and New York Times bestselling author, will speak to University of Virginia students at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at Minor Hall Room 125 on the Grounds of the University of Virginia.
Hill will be joining the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy class “Lessons in Leadership: JFK and the Most Personal Office,” which is taught by Center for Politics Director Larry J. Sabato and Center for Politics Chief of Staff Ken Stroupe. Hill, who served in the Secret Service for 17 years, will speak about being part of the presidential motorcade when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Following the event, Hill will participate in a book signing; his most recent bookis Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford.
The press is welcome to attend the event and it is also open to the public with advanced registration.
Wednesday’s event is part of “Democracy in Perilous Times: Unprecedented Challenges and Controversies,” an ongoing program series organized by the Center for Politics and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy for the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the National Symposium Series. Information on future programming can be found here.