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    Role and Mission of the U.S. Secret Service

    Ronald Kessler, author of In the President’s Secret Service, discussed the history, role, and mission of the U.S. Secret Service. Topics included President Obama’s…

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    Book Discussion on Mrs. Kennedy And Me

    Former Secret Service agent Clint Hill recounts the four years he was assigned to protect first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. Mr. Hill recalls his day-to-day interactions with…

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    Book Discussion on Moneymakers

    Ben Tarnoff talked about his book Moneymakers: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Notorious Counterfeiters (Penguin Press, 2011). He was interviewed on the University of…

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    Book Discussion on The Kennedy Detail

    Gerald Blaine, one of the Secret Service agents assigned to President Kennedy’s detail the day he was assassinated on November 22, 1963, reported on his and his colleagues…

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    Secret Service Museum

    Mike Sampson gave a tour of the U.S. Secret Service Museum in Washington, D.C. and gave a history of the service and the evolution of its duties of combating counterfeiting and of…

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    Book Discussion on The Kennedy Detail

    Gerald Blaine, Lisa McCubbin, and Clint Hill talked about their book The Kennedy Detail: JFKs Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence. In this book, for the first time, a member of…

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    Kennedy Assassination: Winston Lawson, Part 1

    Winston Lawson talked about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Winston Lawson was the Secret Service agent in charge of security in Dallas, and did ten days of advance…

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    Book Discussion on The Art of Making Money

    Jason Kersten appeared on the “Diane Rehm Show” to talk about his book The Art of Making Money: The Story of a Master Counterfeiter (Gotham; June 11, 2009). The book recounts…

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    Mortgage Loan Modification Fraud

    Officials announced a new multi-agency crackdown on mortgage loan modification fraud and foreclosure rescue scams. They spoke about increased efforts to identify fraud suspects for…

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    Book Discussion on A Nation of Counterfeiters

    Stephen Mihm talked about his book A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States, published by Harvard University Press. He describes the U.S.…

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    Terrorism Financing

    Undersecretary Levey spoke about components for fighting and winning the financial efforts to combat terrorism. He talked about the way terrorism networks raised money and ways the…

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    Book Discussion on Riding With Reagan

    Mr. Barletta talked about his book Riding With Reagan: From The White House to the Ranch, published by Citadel Press. John Barletta worked as a U.S. Secret Service Agent for…

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    Book Discussion on Confessions of a Tax Collector

    Mr. Yancey was a guest on the Diane Rehm Show. He and Ms. Rehm discussed his book, Confessions of a Tax Collector: One Man’s Tour of Duty Inside the IRS, published by…

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    Book Discussion on The Secret Service

    Professor Melanson talked about his book, The Secret Service: The Hidden History of an Enigmatic Agency, published by Carroll and Graf. The book covers the history of the Secret…

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    U.S. Customs Service

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    Terrorist Attacks Investigation

    The undersecretary talked with reporters about the Treasury Department’s role in investigating the September 11 terrorist attacks, including the examination of financial data, and…

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    Treasury Law Enforcement Budget Part 2

    Subcommittee members heard continuing testimony from various Treasury Department officials on the budget for law enforcement operations under the jurisdiction of the Treasury…

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    Treasury Law Enforcement Budget Part 1

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from various government officials on the role of the Treasury Department in law enforcement and the necessary budget to conduct their…

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    Law Enforcement Issues

    Director McGaw discussed the threat of domestic terrorism, the Brady bill, studies on armor-piercing ammunition and tag-end issues. He described the work of the Bureau of Alcohol,…

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    Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

    Director Magaw spoke about the bureau’s future role in law enforcement in the United States. He addressed the many criticisms levelled against the agency, including those…

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