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Peter Shinkle

Peter Shinkle is a writer, journalist, and business development consultant. Working for 19 years as a reporter at various news organizations, including most recently the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, he has covered the federal court system and also wrote investigative stories on subjects ranging from improper disposal of radioactive waste to the political influence of the payday loan industry. His latest book is Uniting America: How FDR and Henry Stimson Brought Democrats and Republicans Together.

The great-nephew of Robert Culter, one of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's closest advisors, Shinkle is also the author of Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler. 

Articles by this Author

Adding Republicans to key positions in his administration, Franklin Roosevelt created a unified effort to fight World War II.