The Clinton tapes : wrestling history with the president /

While still a sitting president, Bill Clinton initiated a project to preserve for historians an unfiltered record of presidential experience. Clinton talks intimately over seven years to his long-time friend, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, about what it's like to be president, highlighting...

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Main Author: Branch, Taylor.
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Language:English
Published:New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition:1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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520 |a While still a sitting president, Bill Clinton initiated a project to preserve for historians an unfiltered record of presidential experience. Clinton talks intimately over seven years to his long-time friend, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, about what it's like to be president, highlighting major events from Clinton's two terms, including war in Bosnia, the anti-deficit crusade, health reform failure, anti-terrorist strikes, peace initiatives, the 1996 re-election campaign, and Whitewater investigations culminating in his 1999 impeachment trial.--Publisher description. 
505 0 |a Twin recorders -- Reunion -- Truman balcony -- Culture clashes: from Bosnia to a haircut -- Passages: NAFTA, China, Whitewater -- Mother's death and the special prosecutor -- Clinton and the press -- Missiles in Baghdad -- Supreme Court choices -- Foreign travels -- Hillary's dream -- Haiti: the brink of war -- Yeltsin and the Gingrich revolution -- Tirades: "I really let them have it" -- Bailout, bombs, and recovery -- Oklahoma City -- Girding for showdown -- Pope John Paul II: "Tell me how you see the world" -- Murder of Rabin -- Triumph and fury: "You live to have only a few days like that" -- Family feuds: from Greenspan to Saddam Hussein -- Primary season -- Terrorism, welfare reform, and the Chicago convention -- Reelection 1996 -- Bittersweet renewal -- Whitewater tapes: on the high wire -- "I think they're pretty good rumors" -- Jones case -- Chinese land mines-- Buddy and Socks -- Lewinsky -- Impeached -- Trial -- Kosovo, Columbine, and Kashmir -- To the Millennium: peacemakers and treason -- On to New Hampshire -- Camp David -- Jerusalem and the three Ps -- Deadlock 2000: "This election is tight as a tick" -- Farewell. 
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