Doug Wead

Doug Wead is a former special assistant to President George H. W. Bush and is now a prominent corporate and university campus speaker. A cofounder of the relief organization Mercy Corps and author of twenty-seven books, including the New York Times bestseller All the Presidents' Children, he lives near Washington, D.C., with his family. Visit his websites at www.dougwead.com and www.mercycorps.com.

Books by this Author

The Raising of a President
All the Presidents' Children

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Delay is death - Peter the Great

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I once finished a 100,000 piece puzzle of the Neuschwanstein Castle.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Theme from Jean de Florette by Jean-Claude Petit, The Godfather Theme, Somewhere Out There, The Rainbow Connection, There's a Place for Us.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. George Smiley; from John LeCarre's novels

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Dan O'Neil, co-founder of Mercy Corps. He did it all perfectly.

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