The 11 Worst White House Security Breaches of All Time

Friday is hardly the first time an intruder has managed to gain access.

ByErin Dooley
September 22, 2014, 5:38 PM
PHOTO: The White House is seen at dusk
The White House is seen at dusk, Sept. 30, 2013.
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— -- After Omar Gonzalez of Texas scaled the north fence and entered the White House Friday, the Secret Service immediately began clamping down on security protocols.

But this is hardly the first time an intruder has managed to gain access to the White House grounds, one of the most historic and seemingly secure places in the world.

Here’s a look back at some of the most egregious breaches at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue:

1. July 1976: Chester Plummer

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