Recent Engagements

June 2013:
The White House
Before a screening of The Presidents’ Gatekeepers in the East Wing theater, Chris Whipple moderated a panel at the White House with Jimmy Carter’s Jack Watson; Ronald Reagan’s Kenneth Duberstein; Bill Clinton’s John Podesta; George W. Bush’s Joshua Bolten; and Barack Obama’s Jacob Lew and Denis McDonough.
Summer 2013:
L.A. Press Critics Tour
October 2014:
The University of New Hampshire Law School
Chris Whipple led a panel, ‘The Presidency in Real Time’, with former White House chiefs, Ken Duberstein, Mack McLarty and Andrew Card.
November 2014:
Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs
Chris Whipple moderated a special event with James A. Baker III, former chief of staff to Ronald Reagan.
November 2014:
Discovery Education, Boston, MA.
Chris Whipple spoke to teachers and educators from around the country about The Presidents’ Gatekeepers, and lessons in leadership from the White House chiefs of staff.
December 2014:
HBO Headquarters, Manhattan, NY
Chris Whipple conducted a wide-ranging interview, sponsored by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing and The Newsroom.
November 2015:
Discovery Education, New Orleans
Chris Whipple spoke to teachers and educators from around the country about presidential decision-making during times of crisis.
February 29, 2016
Naples, Florida
Chris Whipple moderated a panel with White House chiefs of staff Andrew Card (George W. Bush); Thomas H. “Mack” McLarty (Bill Clinton); and Kenneth Duberstein (Ronald Reagan). The event’s sponsor is the National Association of Manufacturers.

Date to be announced
Yale University
The Jackson Institute for Global Affairs Chris Whipple will present a special screening of The Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs.