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The Death of Outrage : Bill Clinton and the Assault on American Ideals - William J. Bennett

The Death of Outrage

Bill Clinton and the Assault on American Ideals

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Published: 6th September 1999
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In this new, updated edition of a book heralded as a clarion call to the nation's conscience, William Bennett asks why we see so little public outrage in the fade of the evidence of deep corruption within Bill Clinton's administration. "The Death of Outrage" examines the Monica Lewinsky scandal as it unfolded, from Clinton's denials that he had had sex with a young White House intern, to his testimony before the grand jury, to the nation's decision not to remove Clinton from office. Brick by brick, Bennett dismantles the wall of defenses offered by Clinton and his apologists, and casts the clear light of moral reason and common sense on a shameful chapter in American history.

A.M. Rosenthal Read it, particularly if you are sure you won't agree. U.S. News & World Report A piercing commentary on the Moinca Lewinsky scandal and a defining event within it. Keith Henderson The Christian Science Mointor Bennett's skill at crafting an argument makes this a compelling reading experience. Thomas Shull The Detroit News A bold and necessary act of civic courage, one that will be remembered in years to come.

Introductionp. 1
Sexp. 13
Characterp. 31
Politicsp. 53
Ken Starrp. 73
Lawp. 93
Judgmentp. 111
Conclusionp. 127
Afterwordp. 135
Afterword to the New Editionp. 136
The Nixon and Clinton Administration Scandals: A Comparisonp. 156
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ISBN: 9780684864037
ISBN-10: 0684864037
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 180
Published: 6th September 1999
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.24