The Clinton tapes

wrestling history with the president
  • 707 Pages
  • 0.26 MB
  • English
Simon & Schuster , New York, N.Y About the Edition

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.

StatementTaylor Branch
LC ClassificationsE886 .B73 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 707 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24627366M
ISBN 101416543333, 1416594345
ISBN 139781416543336, 9781416594345
LC Control Number2009502213

The book also sheds some light on day to day life in the White House. I thought Presidents always had someone standing by to meet their every need.

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Not true. Branch describes Clinton rummaging through closets to find things, casual meals and the President watching sports on TV. All a side of our Presidents we don't really get to  › Books › Biographies & Memoirs › Leaders & Notable People.

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Taylor Branch, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Parting the Waters, draws on seventy-nine confidential conversations with President Bill Clinton from to to offer a unique record of the Clinton presidency, as well as one of the most vivid, frank, and intimate glimpses into the mind of a sitting president ever published, in THE CLINTON TAPES Taylor Branch talked about his book The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President (Simon & Schuster; Septem ).

In his book Taylor Branch recalls his eight years of private ?/the-clinton-tapes. Book - The Clinton Tapes Whether you like politics or not, Democrat or Republican, none of the above, perhaps you can't stand the political environment in your own country let alone the United States, it doesn't really ://   October 7, • Taylor Branch's book, The Clinton Tapes, documents dozens of private interviews with the former president.

Political Junkie Ken Rudin joins Branch to talk about the Clinton   Those sessions, nearly 80 in all, are the fodder for a new book by Mr. Branch, tentatively titled “Wrestling History: The Bill Clinton Tapes,” that Simon & Schuster plans to publish in late.