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Legacy : paying the price for the Clinton years
Lowry, Rich.
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Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, [2003]

Physical Description:
x, 470 pages ; 24 cm
The content of his character -- Part one. Politics & policy: His presidency: shrinking the office -- The economy: the 1980s, Part 2 -- Welfare & crime: a conservative triumph -- "The children:": nanny-in-chief -- Part two. Scandal & law: Investigation: Watergate's revenge -- Sex: grope first, smear later -- Impeachment: an indelible stain -- Domestic security: queen of the bunny planet -- Part three. Foreign policy: The world: McGovern without the conscience -- The wars: cowardice-at-arms -- The Middle east: the price of illusion -- Terrorism: losing the war.
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Central Library E885 .L69 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
Eden Library E885 .L69 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Richard Lowry explores the real importance of the Clinton years--the Clinton administration appeasing and ignoring the ever-growing threats to American security from hostile regimes and parties, rogue states, and global terrorist networks. Lowry offers the first sweeping-and stunning assessment of what the Clinton era really meant and means for America.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Chapter 1 The Content of His Characterp. 1
Part 1 Politics & Policy
Chapter 2 His Presidency: Shrinking the Officep. 29
Chapter 3 The Economy: The 1980s, Part IIp. 59
Chapter 4 Welfare & Crime: A Conservative Triumphp. 79
Chapter 5 "The Children": Nanny-in-Chiefp. 99
Part 2 Scandal & Law
Chapter 6 Investigation: Watergate's Revengep. 123
Chapter 7 Sex: Grope First, Smear Laterp. 145
Chapter 8 Impeachment: An Indelible Stainp. 169
Chapter 9 Domestic Security: Queen of the Bunny Planetp. 193
Part 3 Foreign Policy
Chapter 10 The World: McGovern Without the Consciencep. 215
Chapter 11 The Wars: Cowardice-at-Armsp. 245
Chapter 12 The Middle East: The Price of Illusionp. 273
Chapter 13 Terrorism: Losing the Warp. 299
Afterwordp. 335
Acknowledgmentsp. 343
Notesp. 345
Indexp. 455

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