The Secret Service,
responsible for safeguarding the life of the President,
was authorized by Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865.
A few hours later he was shot by John Wilkes Booth.
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Speaking of the Secret Service, this is Eddie Murphy at the beginning of his career. It’s January 1, 1982, and he’s making his first appearance on the Johnny Carson Show. Wow. Thirty years can make a lot of difference.