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Fed Ryan is Chairman of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute and is leading the launch of the new Center on Civility and Democracy. He previously served as Publisher and CEO of The Washington Post, as founding CEO of Politico and as a senior official in the Reagan White House before becoming Chief of Staff to former President Reagan. He is Chairman of the White House Endowment and Acquisition Trust and serves as Trustee of the University of Southern California, the Ford’s Theatre Society, the National Geographic Society, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and is a member of the Smithsonian Institution’s Strategy, Innovation, and Technology Committee. He has published multiple books and most recently authored Wine and the White House: A History, published by the White House Historical Association.