Anorak

Bill Clinton's Aural Histories: Boris Yeltsin Hailing A Taxi In His Underwear | Anorak

Posts Tagged ‘Bill Clinton’s Aural Histories: Boris Yeltsin Hailing A Taxi In His Underwear’

Bill Clinton’s Aural Histories: Boris Yeltsin Hailing A Taxi In His Underwear

4606153BILL Clinton gave Taylor Branch, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and civil rights historian, 79 oral history interviews. Those interviews now form part of a book.

Bill Clinton was reluctant to speak of Monica Lewinsky. Although Clinton told Branch the Lewinsky affair began because “I cracked; I just cracked“. Brand says he “lapsed”.

And then not without humour, perhaps, Branch tells us:

“He said he could have done worse. He could have blown something up.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: 21st, September 2009 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment