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… read more

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 appointment earlier in the week of Julia Pierson as the first female director of the U.S. Secret Service and possible agency reforms following the April 2012 disclosures that Secret Service agents had hired prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia, prior to President Obama’s trip there. He also told anecdotes about presidents and their families as he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Mar 30, 2013

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