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Starr : a reassessment

Author: Benjamin Wittes
Publisher: New Haven [CT] : Yale University Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"How is Kenneth Starr's extraordinary term as independent counsel to be understood? Was he a partisan warrior out to get the Clintons or a savior of the Republic? An unstoppable menace, an unethical lawyer, or a sex-obsessed Puritan striving to enforce a right-wing social morality? This book is the first serious, impartial effort to evaluate and critique Starr's tenure as independent counsel. Relying on lengthy,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Kenneth Starr; Bill Clinton; Monica S Lewinsky; Kenneth Starr; Kenneth W Starr; Bill Clinton; Monica S Lewinsky; Kenneth Starr; Kenneth W Starr; Bill Clinton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Wittes
ISBN: 0300092520 9780300092523
OCLC Number: 48398915
Description: xvii, 251 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Images of Starr --
Taming the statute --
The truth commission and Whitewater --
The truth commission and Monica --
Separating truth from justice.
Responsibility: Benjamin Wittes.


An evaluation and critique of Starr's tenure as independent counsel. Relying on interviews with Starr and many other players in Clinton-era Washington, journalist Benjamin Wittes arrives at an  Read more...


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"Benjamin Wittes is one of the most insightful and nuanced legal commentators in America, and in this provocative book, he casts the Starr investigation in an entirely new light. Although Wittes's Read more...

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