Garrett Graff

journalist, historian, and director for cyber initiatives for the Aspen Digital program at the Aspen Institute

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journalist and author of the book “Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Plan to Save Itself – While the Rest of Us Die”

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The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

DC grapples with major security threats as Biden’s inauguration nears

The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Eighteen years ago this morning, the United States was under attack. Two planes plowed into the World Trade Center, one plane into the Pentagon, and another crashed in Pennsylvania.

How 9/11 unfolded, moment by moment

Eighteen years ago this morning, the United States was under attack. Two planes plowed into the World Trade Center, one plane into the Pentagon, and another crashed in Pennsylvania.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vice President Mike Pence recently visited a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas, where dozens of migrants were crammed into tight quarters. The visit raised questions about U.S.

Culture of crime and corruption within Customs and Border Protection

Vice President Mike Pence recently visited a Border Patrol detention facility in Texas, where dozens of migrants were crammed into tight quarters. The visit raised questions about U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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