Plot To Kill Nixon, The
For years, Samuel Byck, an out-of-work tire salesman, led a secret life as a would-be assassin. His target: President Richard M. Nixon.
Now, discover the bizarre story of Byck's elaborate plot to kill Nixon by hijacking a commercial airliner and crashing it into the White House. This in-depth special from The History Channel carefully examines the twisted tale of one man's deep-seated angst, and make use of the audiotape Byck made while planning his attack to tell the story through his own words. Although Byck's plan ultimately collapsed, on February 22, 1974, the failed assassin caused mayhem and terror for the people aboard Delta Flight 523, and, in the process, took the lives of two innocent people.
From a disturbed young husband and father to a man willing to risk everything to carry out a personal vendetta, this is the tragic story of Samuel Byck and The Plot To Kill Nixon.