The Presidents' Gatekeeper DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC024891
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 165
Copyright: 2013

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For the first time ever, all twenty living White House chiefs of staff come together to share their previously untold stories. The presentation profiles pivotal moments from the past nine presidential administrations and reveals how each chief of staff worked to transform the president and #39;s agenda into reality. In addition to looking at the day-to-day responsibilities of the chief of staff, the program showcases such key events as the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, nuclear threats during the Cold War, the 2008 economic crisis, the assassination attempt on President Reagan, and more.  Provides an in-depth look into the White House, as seen by the twenty living chiefs of staff from the last nine presidential administrations. The presentation offers insight into the key moments, quiet conversations, back room bargains, and heated debates that made history. The program features the Clinton and Nixon scandals, the Tehran hostage crisis, the raid on Osama bin Laden, and more.