David Gergen

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David Gergen
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Counselor to the President
In office
May 29, 1993 – June 28, 1994
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byClayton Yeutter
Succeeded byMack McLarty
White House Communications Director
In office
June 17, 1981 – January 15, 1984
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byFrank Ursomarso
Succeeded byMichael A. McManus Jr.
In office
July 1976 – January 1977
PresidentGerald Ford
Preceded byMargita White
Succeeded byGerald Rafshoon (1978)
White House Staff Secretary
In office
January 20, 1981 – June 17, 1981
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byRichard Hutcheson
Succeeded byRichard Darman
White House Director of Speechwriting
In office
PresidentRichard Nixon
Preceded byRay Price
Succeeded byRobert Hartmann
Personal details
David Richmond Gergen

(1942-05-09) May 9, 1942 (age 81)
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyIndependent[1]
Other political
Republican (before 2017)
Spouse(s)Anne Gergen
EducationYale University (BA)
Harvard University (LLB)
WebsiteOfficial website

David Richmond Gergen (born May 9, 1942) is an American political commentator. He was a presidential adviser during the administrations of Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton.[2] He is a senior political analyst for CNN.[3] Gergen is a professor of public service and he was the first director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School.

References[change | change source]

  1. David Gergen, Master of the Game
  2. Kelly, Michael (31 October 1993). "David Gergen, Master of The Game" – via NYTimes.com.
  3. Michael Kelly. http://cnn.com