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The Hoover Institution hosted "The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama" on Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. 

The Hoover Institution's National Security, and Law Working Group, along with Hoover's Washington, DC office, held a discussion on the unique relationship between the President and the intelligence community. Hoover working group member and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Jack Goldsmith interviewed author David Priess on his new book, The President's Book of Secrets. The interview took an in depth look into the top-secret document known as the President's Daily Brief, or "the Book" as intelligence officials like to call it.

Security by the Book is a series of interviews of key national security authors conducted in partnership with Lawfare. Visit Security by the Book's website for past podcasts.

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