Book: Agent almost accidentally shot LBJ

NEW YORK

Former agent Gerald Blaine says he nearly shot Lyndon Johnson just hours after president John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Blaine was standing guard outside Johnson's home when he heard footsteps. He picked up a submachine gun and pointed it at the silhouette of the man approaching him and that man turned out to be the newly sworn in President Johnson.

No one was hurt.

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