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rather hear him speak. he served during both the clinton and the george w. bush administration as intelligence officer, and a daily intelligence briefer from the cia, which is of course why he got the idea for the book. he was a desk officer at the state department as well. he currently consults and trains and offers advice to government agencies and corporations. he received his ph.d in political science from duke university. those who are basketball fans, we can talk about that later. he has published a wide range of articles, security studies, houston chronicle, appears in national media regularly, especially on in the news news channel. this book is a fascinating book and goes to the daily intelligence briefing. the bike is called "the president's become of secrets." the untold stories of intelligence briefing of america's presidents from kennedy to obama. during the roost era there would nose daily intelligence briefing that evolve as the cold war came. what they did have was the map room. if you go to the museum you sneak minor replica. we don't have a lot of photographs but
the next half hour talking about hit background. he served during both the clinton and the george w. bush administration. at intelligence officer. and daily intelligence breather from the cia which is why he got the idea for the book. he was a officer of the state department as well. he currently consults and trains and offered a series to government agencies agencies and corporations if heed his ph.d in political consistence from duke university. if you you're a basketball fan -- we can talk about that later. he m-ed a wade range of talls, security studies, houston chronicles, appears in the national reed ya regularly, especially the fox news channel, fox and friends. this book is really a fascinating book and gross right to one of these key book transitional moments in the presidency from roosevelt to today. which is the daily intelligence briefing. his book is called "to the president's book of secrets" have to look that. book of secreted elm untold story of intelligence provision of american president from kennedy to obama. during the roosevelt era there was no daily intelligenc
george kenny and his air force that uses intelligence to really find the japanese convoy, it's a relief convoy going for new guinea and really obliterates the convoy. it's kind of like the whole air-powered discussion. seeing that power and the power of that intelligence makes macarthur pay more attention to it. in the days of when they're reading this stuff, macarthur with this world war i mentality where when he got intelligence in world war i he was going out in the trenches, i think it's just one of those many pieces of the combined operation that he has to get used to and rely on. >> two we time for one more. one more question. >> considering the performance and roosevelt ,, how come we kept him around in 1933. was there any was there any indication that he was tried to move out of washington? >> i think the short answer to that is that roosevelt keeps macarthur on for an additional year as chief of staff for two reasons. one, he wants the position his chosen successor to follow macarthur, but i think the second part of it is that roosevelt is already working in the depths o
need? that feedback is necessary. if you have a briefer in the room like gerald ford did or like george h bush did for all four terms and george w bush did for his eight years you can use this mechanisms. if you don't have that you need another mechanisms. you hope they pass on any feedback to the central intelligence agency unfiltered. times the president writes on the daily briefing and a copy is giving to the agency to look at. that was president carter's style. on his copy he would write in the margin, circle things, ask questions and the copy of that would get back to the agency and figure out what the president needs. >> a solid goal of the agency was -- there were stories of reagan working from the three by five cards and not doing a lot of leading. that is not what you gain from the sources you talked to about reagan's processing of the daily briefing. >> it is said reagan wasn't a leader but we can debate that. reagan's dierary published after his -- diary -- death show comments about the daily briefing. he would remark on things in there. the other way we know is because we ha
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Jul 31, 2016 10:00am EDT
next half hour talk about his background. he served during both the clinton and the george w. bush administration as an intelligence officer. and daily intelligence brie brir from the ca which is of course wakeup the idea for the book. it was a desk officer at the state department as well. he consults and trains and offers advice to government agencies and cooperation. he received his ph.d in political science from duke. those of you who are basketball fans, we can talk about that later. he has published a wide range of articles, security studies, houston chronicle's, appears a national media regulate a special on fox news channel, "fox and friends." this book is a fascinating book and it goes right to one of these key transitional moment in the presidency from roosevelt to today which is the date intelligence briefing. his book is called "the president's book of secrets: the untold story of intelligence briefings to america's presidents from kennedy to obama." of course, there was no daily intelligence briefing at the default as the cold war came. what they did have was a map room
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Jul 28, 2016 11:59pm EDT
political parties - that which is what they weren't against. >> especially george washington. >> we have a minute, time for one more question. [inaudible]son on mount >> would you have for changing gay rights. >> i be sorry to asses? a a rights because i think one oful the more intriguing in the book is about a man named harry hay and by the way, also in their a senator goldwater, who late might life became such an advocate of gay rights on the right. but harry haze began to organize in the 60s run the idea that gay people should not be harassed and intimidated by the police and politicians should not issue the issue as a wedge issue and condemn them for their behaviors. so initially it is all anonymous political organizing. then it breaks through peopleins start to put their names and money to it, particularly the hollywood acting community on the west coast. that leads of course to stonewall. and we just other they're going to nine the stonewall bar new york national monument. this tells you how tremendous the rate of change has been in the society around this issue. now we have the supr
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it is like georgy to be bush or george w. bush for all eight years of his term then you get that directly directly, back to headquarters to say this is what the president did or how he reacted. if you don't have that did you have another mechanism for the national security adviser in new hope they pass on any feedback and in some cases the president rights on the pdb itself that was president carter style. but on his copyright in the margins and ask questions then a copy of that would get back to the agency to figure out what the president really needs. >> there is so is the stories of reagan not doing a lot of reading the from those sources talking about that processing of the pdb. >> he was not much of a reader at all but we debunk that because his own diary show many comments about the pdb he would read it alone the remark on things that were in there and we have a cia historian who went into default and -- above all to read through the first 1,000 and found all kinds of marks with the underlying brackets and exclamation point and sometimes she would actually have questions as
the room, a cia-level officer talking to the president, if you have a briefer like george w. bush kid -- did for all eight years of his term, that officer can come back and say this is what the president did with this today, this is how he reacted to what he was reading. if you don't have that, you have to have another mechanism for it. the mechanism tip chi has been the national security -- typically has been the national security adviser. you hope, and it's in probably their best interests to do so, you hope they pass on feedback unfiltered. in some cases what happens is the president writes on a the pdb himself. that was president carter's style. he met with dr. bear zen sky every day -- brzezinski ever day, but he would circle things, ask questions, and then a copy of that would get back to the agency. >> solid gold for the analysts. >> absolutely. >> there's always the stories about reagan work mostly from 3x5 cards and not doing a lot of reading. >> right. >> that was not what you gleaned from the sources that you talked to. >> yeah. the mythology has it that ronald reagan wasn'
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