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Title:
Sellout : the inside story of President Clinton's impeachment
Author:
Schippers, David.
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Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Regnery Pub. ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
x, 338 pages : facsimiles ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780895262431
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Book

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Summary

Summary

One of the driving, behind-the-scenes figures in the Clinton impeachment trial was David Schippers, a Chicago prosecutor who made his name by prosecuting mobsters in the 1960s.


Author Notes

David Phillip Schippers Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 4, 1929. He briefly studied for the priesthood before deciding to become a lawyer. He received a bachelor's degree and a law degree from Loyola University Chicago. In the 1960s, he was the chief of the organized crime and racketeering section of the Justice Department in Chicago under Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. After five years as a federal prosecutor, Schippers became a criminal defense lawyer. In 1998, he served as chief investigative counsel for the House Judiciary Committee during the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. His book, Sellout: The Inside Story of President Clinton's Impeachment written with Alan P. Henry, was published in 2000. He died from pancreatic cancer on September 28, 2018 at the age of 88.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Author's Notep. ix
Chapter 1 The Selloutp. 1
Chapter 2 Three Strikes, We're Outp. 7
Chapter 3 The Callp. 27
Chapter 4 Injustice for Allp. 37
Chapter 5 The 800-Pound Gorillap. 53
Chapter 6 Gut Checkp. 99
Chapter 7 Contemptible Behaviorp. 109
Chapter 8 Stonewallingp. 135
Chapter 9 Starr to the Standp. 149
Chapter 10 Abuse of Powerp. 173
Chapter 11 A Lie Is a Liep. 193
Chapter 12 Impeached!p. 251
Chapter 13 Weak Knees and Monicap. 259
Appendix A The Evidencep. 285
Appendix B The Voice of the Peoplep. 301
Acknowledgmentsp. 321
Indexp. 323