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Mary Graham, cofounder of the Transparency Policy Project at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, joins the program to discuss her new book on presidential secrets. We'll hear about historical presidential secrets, and what Graham describes as President Trump's lack of transparency.
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Author Mary Graham discusses the confidences that presidents keep. When it comes to President Trump, she says: "I think we're seeing that it's not possible to keep policies secret in the digital age."
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