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Chris Whipple

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Chris Whipple is an acclaimed author, political analyst, documentary filmmaker, and speaker. He is a widely recognized authority on how the White House should be run, and is a frequent guest on MSNBC, CNN, and NPR. He has spoken at the Harvard Kennedy School and Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. He has also contributed essays to The New York TimesThe Washington PostLos Angeles Times, and Vanity Fair. His first book, The Gatekeepers, an analysis of White House Chiefs of Staff through the decades, was a New York Times bestseller. The Spymasters featured interviews with nearly every living CIA Director and was critically acclaimed. Chris’s most recent book, The Fight of His Life, takes us inside the Biden administration as it strives to overcome challenges that seem likely to determine the very future of the Republic. Whipple lives in New York City with his wife Cary.

Books by Chris Whipple