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Chief of Staff Transition Interviews

This office is one of seven White House offices identified by the White House Transition Project. These oral history interviews explore the organization and activities of these offices within the Nixon, Carter, George H. W. Bush and Clinton administrations. They also describe the transition experiences of each office.

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Alexander M. Haig, (1924 - 2010)
Senior Military Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 1969-1970; Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 1970-1973; Assistant to the President, White House Chief of Staff, 1973-1974, Nixon Administration.

Thomas F. (Mack) McLarty (1946 - )
White House Chief of Staff, 1993-1994; Counselor to the President and Special Envoy for the Americas, 1995-1998, Clinton Administration.

W. Henson Moore (1939 - )
Served as one of three American commissioners for the Panama Canal Consultative Commission; 1987-1988; Deputy Secretary, Department of Energy; 1989-1992; Deputy Chief of Staff to President George H. W. Bush 1992-1993, Bush Administration.

Leon Panetta (1938 - )
Director of the Offices of Management and Budget, 1993-1994; Chief of Staff to the President, 1994-1997, Clinton Administration.

Mark Siegel (1944 - )
New York district chairman, Jimmy Carter Presidential Campaign Committee, 1976; Deputy Assistant to the President for Policy Analysis, 1977-1978, Carter Administration.

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