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The Death Of American Virtue - Ken Gormley

The Death Of American Virtue

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Published: 1st February 2011
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Ten years after one of the most polarizing political scandals in American history, author Ken Gormley offers an insightful, balanced, and revealing analysis of the events leading up to the impeachment trial of President William Jefferson Clinton. From Ken Starr's initial Whitewater investigation through the Paula Jones sexual harassment suit to the Monica Lewinsky affair, "The Death of American Virtue" is a gripping chronicle of an ever-escalating political feeding frenzy.
In exclusive interviews, Bill Clinton, Ken Starr, Monica Lewinsky, Paula Jones, Susan McDougal, and many more key players offer candid reflections on that period. Drawing on never-before-released records and documents--including the Justice Department's internal investigation into Starr, new details concerning the death of Vince Foster, and evidence from lawyers on both sides--Gormley sheds new light on a dark and divisive chapter, the aftereffects of which are still being felt in today's political climate.

"From the Hardcover edition."

Prelude: Collision in the Capitol
The Impeachment Votep. 3
Bill Clinton and Ken Starrp. 15
Arkansas Mischief
Breathtaking ôWhitewateröp. 33
McDougal Paints the Townp. 44
Seeds of Scandalp. 57
Death Song in the West Wingp. 66
Conspiracy Theoriesp. 81
The Special Prosecutorp. 91
David Hale Visits Justice Jimp. 99
Pursuing the President
Paula Corbin Jonesp. 115
Danny Traylor: ôCan We Settle for Five Thousand Dollars?öp. 128
Three Judges in Blackp. 143
Ken Starr: Special Prosecutorp. 155
Paula Jones on Filmp. 170
Arkansas Felonsp. 184
The ôCooperating Witnessöp. 202
Paula Jones Goes to Washingtonp. 219
The Monica Thread
p. 231
Inside a Texas Prisonp. 242
The Settlement That Never Happenedp. 252
Trapped Outside the White Housep. 262
The Hundred-Page Referralp. 270
An Unexpected Callerp. 278
A Cubicle in the Pentagonp. 295
Pinning the Tail on Clintonp. 314
Panic in the Justice Departmentp. 324
Vanity to Prayerp. 339
ôThe Braceöp. 348
The Avuncular Mr. Ginsburgp. 362
Clinton Takes an Oathp. 376
Scandal in Washingtonp. 392
The Grand Confessional
A Presidency in Perilp. 411
ôOf Trust and Confidenceöp. 420
One Nation Dividedp. 431
The Vilification of Ken Starrp. 440
A Mother's Collapsep. 452
Last Night in Solitary Confinementp. 459
The Indictment of Hillary Clintonp. 470
Out-Gunning the Secret Servicep. 484
Ginsburg's Final Photo Shootp. 494
Monica's Truthp. 505
The Drudge Revolutionp. 527
A Walk in the Woodsp. 532
Maximum Perilp. 552
High Crimes and Misdemeanors
Bombshell Reportp. 565
Starr Witnessp. 582
ôMen of the Yearöp. 600
Thirteen Angry Managersp. 614
A Scottish Votep. 629
Clinton's Contemptp. 646
Epilogue: White House Exodus
ôWho Will Blink?öp. 655
Aftermathp. 671
Notesp. 691
Bibliographical Sourcesp. 762
Acknowledgmentsp. 770
Indexp. 775
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ISBN: 9780307409454
ISBN-10: 0307409457
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 789
Published: 1st February 2011
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.9  x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 1