Changing the Status Quo


New book release for 2016

Nation on the Take - Book Cover Small

There could be no more important or timely book.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin

Read more and buy Nation on the Take


I knew I was part of the problem when I came face to face with hundreds of people, most of them soaking wet and standing lines that stretched out of view, waiting to get care in animal stalls. That was the day I made a personal commitment to change my life—and to change the status quo.  Read my story From Epiphany to Advocacy.


Wendell is a New York Times bestselling author.


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Wendell PotterTuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 10:40am
I couldn't more excited. Nation on the Take will be published in a few hours. For details, go to
I'm on my way to Chicago now for the first stop on the book tour.
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Wendell PotterWednesday, February 24th, 2016 at 1:02pm
This is a great honor. And a terrific one-man show.

I wanted to express my gratitude for your work. Reading Deadly Spin was an instrumental inspiration in writing my play.

I'm posting a filmed version of a performance on line through the primaries. Please share it with whomever you like.

Kind regards,

Michael MIlligan
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Blue collar ‘Joe’ grapples with his red state ideals when he realizes the measures he must take to care for his beloved wife. A surprisingly tender lover sto...
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Wendell PotterFriday, February 19th, 2016 at 7:40am
In today's New York Times, Nick Kristof calls Nation on the Take "eye-opening."
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