Seven Days in May Author:Fletcher Knebel & Charles W. Bailey II The most daring coup in history! — "GENTLEMAN JIM" SCOTT was a brilliant, magnetic general. Like a lot of people, he believed the President was ruining the country. Unlike anyone else, he had the power to do something about it, something unprecedented and terrifying. — COLONEL "JIGGS" CASEY was the marine who accidentally stumbled onto the plot.... more » At first he refused to believe it; then he risked his life and career to inform the President.
JORDAN LYMAN was President of the United States. By the time he was finally able to convince himself of the appalling truth, he had only seven days left to stop a brilliant, seemingly irresistible military plot to seize control of the government of the United States.« less