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About Chris Whipple

Chris Whipple is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker, writer, journalist and speaker. He is the author of The Gatekeepers: How the White House chiefs of staff define every presidency, to be published April 4, 2017 by Crown. Based on extensive interviews with every living chief, The Gatekeepers is already attracting critical acclaim. “If you’re a political junkie or just curious,” says Tom Brokaw, “this is the book for you.”

 

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"This is the book for you"

— Tom Brokaw, NBC News

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"Vivid, enthralling…"

— Christopher Buckley, Novelist

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"Compellingly readable…"

— Alex Beam, Novelist

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"A blueprint for the new administration…"

— Kirkus Reviews

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"Enlightening…"

James Fallows, The Atlantic

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"Brilliantly reported…"

Christopher Buckley, Novelist

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The Gatekeepers Press

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Article:
Does Reince Priebus have the Worst F—ing Job in Washington?

Publisher’s Weekly

Publisher’s Weekly Review:

The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

Tom Brokaw
Jonathan Alter
Thomas Powers
Evan Thomas
Alex Beam
James Rosen, Fox News
Kirkus Reviews