June 1, 2017
New Canaan Library, CT
New Canaan Library is pleased to announce that acclaimed journalist, documentary filmmaker, and multiple Peabody and Emmy Award–winning producer Chris Whipple will be guest speaker for the Library’s 2017 William Attwood Memorial Lecture. The crucial, and ultimately powerful, role of any president’s chief of staff is compellingly explored and detailed in his recently released book THE GATEKEEPERS: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency.
April 13, 2017
Jimmy Carter Library, Atlanta, GA
Chris Whipple talked about his book The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency, in which he examines the role of the White House chief of staff, a position that is chosen by the president and has grown in power and prestige throughout the 20th and 21st century.