Presidents' secrets: the use and abuse of hidden power

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Yale University Press,
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[2017]
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English
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How presidents use secrecy to protect the nation, foster diplomacy, and gain power
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9780300223743
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display_description Ever since the nations most important secret meetingthe Constitutional Conventionpresidents have struggled to balance open, accountable government with necessary secrecy in military affairs and negotiations. For the first one hundred and twenty years, a culture of open government persisted, but new threats and technology have long since shattered the old bargains. Today, presidents neither protect vital information nor provide the open debate Americans expect.
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subject_facet Executive privilege (Government information) -- United States, Freedom of information -- United States, Official secrets -- United States, Presidents -- United States -- Decision making
table_of_contents Introduction -- The constitutional convention: The president's limited power -- George Washington: A culture of openness -- Woodrow Wilson: A foundation for secret government -- Harry Truman: Institutional secrecy -- Lyndon Johnson: Stealth attacks on openness -- Gerald Ford: A time of reckoning -- George W. Bush: A test of the limits -- Barack Obama: A twenty-first-century bargain? -- Conclusion.
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