The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama
- Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
- Time: 4:00 pm
- Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC
Beginning with John F. Kennedy, every President has received a short, personalized daily report from the intelligence community. This top-secret document is known as the President’s Daily Brief, or, within national security circles, as simply “the Book.” David Priess, former intelligence officer and daily briefer, has interviewed every living President and Vice President as well as more than one hundred others intimately involved with the production and delivery of the President’s book of secrets. He offers an unprecedented window into the decision-making of every President from Kennedy to Obama.
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