White House staff in the presidential administrations from Richard M. Nixon through William Jefferson Clinton discuss the transitions between the presidential administrations, the organization of the White House staff, and the successes and lessons learned during these periods.
Leon Panetta (1938 - )
Director of the Offices of Management and Budget, 1993-1994; Chief of Staff to the President, 1994-1997, Clinton Administration.
Roman Popadiuk (1950 - )
Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan and Deputy Press Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Reagan administration; 1988-1989, and Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary to President George H.W. Bush 1989-1993; Bush Administration.
Gerald Rafshoon (1934 - )
Media Director, Jimmy Carter Presidential Campaign Committee, 1975-1976; Assistant to the President for Communications, 1978-1979, Carter Administration.
Peter Roussel (1941 - )
Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary, Press Office, 1981-1987, Reagan 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.
Charles G. (Chase) Untermeyer (1946 - )
Served as Executive Assistant to Vice President George H. W. Bush, 1981; Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy to Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1983-1988; Personnel Director, Bush Transition Team, 1988; Assistant to the President and Director of Presidential Personnel, 1989-1991; Director, Voice of America, 1991, Bush Administration.
Peter Wallison (1941 - )
General Counsel of the U.S. Treasury Department, 1981-1985; Counsel to the President, Office of Counsel to the President, 1986-1987, Reagan Administration.
Gerald L. Warren (1930 - )
Deputy Press Secretary, 1969-1974, Nixon Administration.
Margita White (1937 - 2002)
Assistant to Herbert G. Klein, Director of the White House Office of Communications, 1969-1973; Assistant Director for Public Information, United States Information Agency, 1973-1975, Nixon Administration. Director of the Office of Communications and Assistant Press Secretary to President Ford, 1975; Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission, 1976; Ford Administration.