Only a collection of quotes
"Fifty years ago, when I was born in a summer storm to a widowed mother in a little town in Arkansas, it was unthinkable that I might ever become President."
"Like other people, I have had crises in my life, personal crises, personal failures, the sense that I had let myself and others down, the sense that maybe I'd never be the person God wanted me to be."
He was the first president to represent the baby-boom generation and the last president of the twentieth century. An activist chief executive whose ambition was to "build a bridge" to a rapidly changing American future, he was the product of a small Arkansas upbringing steeped in tradition. Now, here is a portrait of William Jefferson Clinton, a brilliant and complex man and leader, in the words of the one person who knows him best: himself. Here are the most fascinating and revealing glimpses into one of the most quotable presidents of our time.
"We must never let a blizzard of statistics blind us to the real people and the real lives behind them."
"There's a poll saying that forty percent of the American people think Hillary's smarter than I am. What I don't understand is how the other sixty percent missed it."
|Early Life||p. 1|
|Early Politicking||p. 29|
|The Gubernatorial Years||p. 33|
|Campaign 1992||p. 51|
|The Presidential Years||p. 83|
|Presidential Politics||p. 137|
|Historical Perspectives||p. 151|
|Foreign Policy||p. 169|
|The Personal Side||p. 189|
|Campaign 1996||p. 211|
|Ongoing Issues||p. 241|
|Looking to the Future||p. 269|
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Number Of Pages: 273
Published: 9th November 1999
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.78 x 13.34 x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.2