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

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 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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Branch, Taylor
Index
index present
LC call number
E886
LC item number
.B73 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clinton, Bill
  • Presidents
  • Politicians
  • United States
  • United States
  • Reporters and reporting
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
Control code
ocn426526433
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 707 p.
Isbn
9781416543336
System control number
(OCoLC)426526433
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
Control code
ocn426526433
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 707 p.
Isbn
9781416543336
System control number
(OCoLC)426526433

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