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Second page of the redacted document on the Truman Protocol.

The Truman Protocol is one of the most secret documents in the United States.
It's the Truman Protocol. It's everything.


In 1952 President Truman ordered all federal offices to develop their own continuity plans for the event of a civil defense emergency.

On the show

« It seems to be a series of meetings that took place in the '40s... in the buildup to the dropping of the A-bomb on Hiroshima. »
Nas Kamal
The Truman Protocol is firstly introduced in a conversation between Kurt Weller and Sean Clark, from that moment it became a new mystery for the team who couldn't find any information about it until a couple of hackers offered some documents on Truman as well as a bunch of other classified files.

Back in the lab the team discovered that the only file on the Truman Protocol was a redacted document signed by all of U.S. presidents from Harry S. Truman, denoting its importance.

Righ after Weller is taken to a bunker by the Secret Service, he's given a metal folder containing several classified documents; one of them is the Truman Protocol
Truman 221

Second page of the Truman Protocol given to Weller after joining COGS.

6. In accordance with Article II of the U.S. Constitution and the Presidential 
Succession Act of 1947, in the events all members in Subcommittee, or C.O.G.S., shall 
assume power.
7. In order to prevent an unseen hand from undo influencing the deputies on the 
Continuity of Government Subcommittee, extraordinary efforts must be made to insure the 
secrecy and true purposes of the C.O.G.S.
These protocols shall be granted into classified law immediately upon signature of the 
President of the United States, and to be reviewed and renewed with each new President 
who assumes office.
Signed: Harry S. Truman.

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