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The Clinton tapes : wrestling history with the president, Taylor Branch

Label
The Clinton tapes : wrestling history with the president
Title
The Clinton tapes
Title remainder
wrestling history with the president
Statement of responsibility
Taylor Branch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 antideficit crusade, health reform failure, antterrorist strikes, peace initiatives, the 1996 re-election campaign, and Whitewater investigations culminating in his 1999 impeachment trial.--Publisher description
Summary
Recounts the intimate talks the author shared with the forty-second president during the latter's two terms in office, sharing his perspective on Clinton's private torments, family life at the White House, and presidential challenges
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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305049
Cataloging source
OCoLC
Dewey number
973.929
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
wrestling history with the President
Label
The Clinton tapes : wrestling history with the president, Taylor Branch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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 Kashimir -- To the Millennium: peacemakers and treason -- On to New Hampshire -- Camp David -- Jerusalem and the three Ps -- Deadlock 200: "This election is tight as a tick" -- Farewell
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 707 p.
Isbn
9781416543336
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781416543336
Label
The Clinton tapes : wrestling history with the president, Taylor Branch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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 Kashimir -- To the Millennium: peacemakers and treason -- On to New Hampshire -- Camp David -- Jerusalem and the three Ps -- Deadlock 200: "This election is tight as a tick" -- Farewell
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 707 p.
Isbn
9781416543336
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781416543336

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