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The gatekeepers : how the White House Chiefs of Staff define every presidency / Chris Whipple.

Whipple, Chris, (author.).

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  • 31 of 37 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 973.92 WHI (Text) 36626103821385 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780804138246
  • ISBN: 9780804138260
  • Physical Description: 365 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colored) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-342) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: "I brought my pillow and my blankie" -- "The Lord High Executioner" : H.R. Haldeman and Richard Nixon -- "Beware the spokes of the wheel" : Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, and Gerald Ford -- "The smartest man in the room" : Hamilton Jordan, Jack Watson, and Jimmy Carter -- "One hell of a chief of staff " : James A. Baker III and Ronald Reagan -- "Don't hang up on the First Lady" : Donald Regan, Howard H. Baker Jr., Kenneth Duberstein, and Ronald Reagan -- "The prime minister" : John Sununu, Samuel Skinner, James A. Baker III, and George H.W. Bush -- "An iron fist in a velvet glove" : Thomas F. "Mack" McLarty, Leon Panetta, Erskine Bowles, John Podesta, and Bill Clinton -- "The decider" : Andrew Card, Joshua Bolten, and George W. Bush -- "Between bad and worse" : Rahm Emanuel, William Daley, Jacob Lew, Denis McDonough, and Barack Obama -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions--and inactions--have defined the course of our country. Filled with shrewd analysis and never-before-reported details, The Gatekeepers offers an essential portrait of the toughest job in Washington."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States. White House Office > Officials and employees.
Presidents > United States > Staff.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
United States > Politics and government.
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