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Defending the American presidency : Clinton and the Lewinsky scandal

Author: Robert Busby
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Lewinsky scandal of 1998-9 threatened to bring Clinton's presidency to a premature end. Facing imposing adversaries in the form of an Independent Counsel and a Republican Congress, Clinton was charged with perjury and obstructing justice, was impeached, and faced a trial in the Senate."
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Bill Clinton; Bill Clinton; Bill Clinton; Monica S Lewinsky; Bill Clinton; Bill Clinton; Monica S Lewinsky
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Busby
ISBN: 0333912500 9780333912508
OCLC Number: 46822373
Description: viii, 255 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Clinton scandal epidemic --
The Lewinsky affair --
Protecting the president: damage limitation and the Lewinsky scandal --
The Starr investigation --
Impeachment and trial --
The media: intrigue and revulsion --
Public opinion: reluctant observers.
Responsibility: Robert Busby.
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The Lewinsky scandal provided President Clinton with a stern challenge to his political credibility in 1998-99. Robert Busby explains how and why Clinton survived the most serious Constitutional  Read more...

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