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.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition:1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Twin Recorders
  • 2. Reunion
  • 3. The Truman Balcony
  • 4. Culture Clashes: From Bosnia to a Haircut
  • 5. Passages: NAFTA, China, Whitewater
  • 6. A Mother's Death and the Special Prosecutor
  • 7. Clinton and the Press
  • 8. Missiles in Baghdad
  • 9. Supreme Court Choices
  • 10. Foreign Travels
  • 11. Hillary's Dream
  • 12. Haiti: The Brink of War
  • 13. Yeltsin and the Gingrich Revolution
  • 14. Tirades: ôI Really Let Them Have Itö
  • 15. Bailout, Bombs, and Recovery
  • 16. Oklahoma City
  • 17. Girding for Showdown
  • 18. Pope John Paul II: ôTell Me How You See the Worldö
  • 19. The Murder of Rabin
  • 20. Triumph and Fury: ôYou Live to HaveOnly a Few Days Like Thatö
  • 21. Family Feuds: From Greenspan to Saddam Hussein
  • 22. Primary Season
  • 23. Terrorism, Welfare Reform, and the Chicago Convention
  • 24. Reelection 1996
  • 25. Bittersweet Renewal
  • 26. Whitewater Tapes: On the High Wire
  • 27. ôI Think They're Pretty Good Rumorsö
  • 28. The Jones Case
  • 29. Chinese Land Mines
  • 30. Buddy and Socks
  • 31. Lewinsky
  • 32. Impeached
  • 33. The Trial
  • 34. Kosovo, Columbine, and Kashmir
  • 35. To the Millennium: Peacemakers and Treason
  • 36. On to New Hampshire
  • 37. Camp David
  • 38. Jerusalem and the Three Ps
  • 39. Deadlock 2000: ôThis Election Is Tight as a Tick"
  • 40. Fare we11
  • Afterword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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