"New York Times Best-seller"

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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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"How government really works"

Jonathan Alter, historian

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"A must-read book"

Bookpage

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"Page-turning catnip for
political junkies"

Booklist

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“Hey, Chris: send a copy to
Donald Trump right away!”

John Dean, former White House counsel to Richard Nixon

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About Chris Whipple

Chris Whipple, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker and writer, is the author of the New York Times best-seller, The Gatekeepers: How the White House chiefs of staff define every presidency, published April 4, 2017 by Crown. Amazon’s #1 best-selling new release in U.S. biography, The Gatekeepers is attracting rave reviews. “If you’re a political junkie or just curious,” says Tom Brokaw, “this is the book for you.”

NEWS ABOUT 'THE GATEKEEPERS'

New York Times Best-seller List
“Amazon’s Best Book of the Year"
"Barnes & Noble Best Nonfiction Books"
"Apple editors' pick: Best Nonfiction Books"

TV & RADIO

Charlie Rose The Week PBS 1

Charlie Rose The Week PBS 1:
What’s going on in the west wing?

Face The Nation

Face The Nation:
President needs to empower one person to run the WH…

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MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts:
Fallen Soldier
MSNBC Chris Whipple

MSNBC:
White House Chaos

MSNBC_The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell:
Why a White House expert says ‘Trump isn’t coming out of surgery’
Chris Whipple, CNN International

CNN International:
Trump feuds with own party

Chris Whipple, CNN
CNN: Leaks continue under new chief of Staff
CNN talks to “The Gatekeepers” author Chris Whipple about whether retired Gen. John Kelly has what it takes to stop the leaks in the White House.

CBS This Morning

CBS This Morning:
All the presidents’ “Gatekeepers”

Lawrence

Lawrence:
Priebus exit ends President Trump’s worst week yet

Don Lemon, Chris Whipple

CNN Tonight with Don Lemon:
It’s not clear that Donald J. Trump would recognize rock bottom if he saw it

MSNBC

Morning Joe:
Who speaks truth to power in Trump’s WH?

Andrea Mitchell Reports

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

Fox News

Fox News:
Impact of Trump’s staff on his speech and presidency.

CNN

CNN:
Inside The White House: Pres. Trump and fake news.

Good Morning America

ABC News ‘Good Morning America’:
White House tries to recover from self-inflicted wounds

Chris Whipple on Priebus
CNN: Chris Whipple on Priebus
Chris Whipple explains that anyone willing to leave the White House is probably lying. He details the job of the Chief of Staff.

TV_MetroFocus

PBS-WNET New York Public Media Metro focus:
WEST WING SHAKE-UP

VF Hive

VF Hive’s Cheddar :
“The Gatekeepers” author Chris Whipple joins us to discuss how Trump’s chief of staff shapes up to his historical predecessors.

Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV

Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed.TV:
The Gatekeeper to the President with Chris Whipple

Bold TV

Bold TV:
What is like to be the White House Chief of Staff?

The O’Reilly Factor

The O’Reilly Factor:
The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

Good Day New York

Good Day New York:
The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

C-Span

C-Span:
Chris Whipple on White House Chiefs of Staff

Salon Talk

Salon Talk:
Who makes a presidency succeed or fail?

WTTW Chicago Tonight

WTTW Chicago Tonight:
‘The Gatekeepers’ Illustrates Power of White House Chief of Staff

WGN World of John Williams

WGN World of John Williams:
Author Chris Whipple on White House Chiefs of Staff: ‘It’s not you speaking, it’s the president’

all thing considered

All Things Considered:
Interview with Robert Siegel & James Baker, former White House chief of staff.

A1 NPR RADIO

A1 NPR RADIO:
From Gatekeeper to Lord High Executioner: The White House Chief of Staff

iHeart Radio

iHeart Radio:
Author Chris Whipple talks about his new book The Gatekeepers and dishes some juicy White House secrets.

Jeff Schechtman's "Specific Gravity"

Jeff Schechtman’s “Specific Gravity”
The Gatekeepers: Why the White House Chief of Staff Matters

Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Show:
Peabody and Emmy Award-winning producer and journalist Chris Whipple joins us to discuss his new book, The Gatekeepers.

Political Rewind with Bill Nigut

Political Rewind with Bill Nigut:
How do Chiefs of Staff define presidencies?

Fernand Amandi Show

Fernand Amandi Show:
Fernand discusses the war-like nature of Easter Egg Hunts, Trump’s golfing and Tweeting. Also featured is Chris Whipple.

NPR KERA

NPR KERA:
The Gatekeepers of The White House

Podcast

Podcast: Kickass News
Chris Whipple on the President’s Gatekeeper.

Biz Talk Radio

Business talk with Jim Campbell:
Rating Chiefs of Staff

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