How the Secret Service Works


How the Secret Service Works John Moore/Getty Images
How the Secret Service Works John Moore/Getty Images

The U.S. Secret Service began after a mandate from President Lincoln called for a service to combat counterfeiters. Since then, they have become more well known as the agency that guards and protects the president and the first family, along with that of former presidents. Learn all about the ins and outs of the this not so secret service in today's episode.

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