Doug Wead

Doug Wead

Doug Wead is a New York Times bestselling author and an adviser to two American presidents. He served in the White House as special assistant to the president under George H. W. Bush and is a co-founder and original board member of Mercy Corps, which has distributed more than $2 billion of food and medicine around the world.

He is the author of more than thirty books and a co-author of a book with George H. W. Bush. His books are known for their primary sources. He has interviewed six presidents and first ladies, nineteen of the presidents children and twelve presidential siblings. His most recent book is Inside Trump's White House: The Real Story of His Presidency.

For decades, Doug Wead has been researching and writing about the families of the American presidents. All the Presidents' Children was an instant New York Times bestseller.
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Doug Wead joins Jim Blasingame to reveal that the presidents he’s known are all good listeners, and have learned how to play the monopoly game that is played in Washington and on the global marketplace.
Doug Wead joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the paradox that is Donald Trump, including his strong will and ability to perform against an unprecedented assault from numerous directions, as well as his tendency to be self-defeating.
Doug Wead joins Jim Blasingame to reveal the reasons Donald Trump decided to run for president many years before he announced in 2015, and what would have stopped him.