Clinton in Exile - Carol Felsenthal

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Clinton in Exile - Carol Felsenthal

Felsenthal's book follows Bill Clinton's path since his last hours in office, examining his personal life and humanitarian efforts, along with his involvement in recent political campaigns, including Hillary's presidential bid. The book is drawn in part from already published stories, but also relies heavily on over 150 interviews by the author. Unfortunately, a glance at the index shows that quite a few of the quoted interviews are noted as "source wishes to remain anonymous." This is especially true in the chapter entitled "Philanderer in Chief," which recounts a number of stories, both new and old, revolving around Clinton's marital transgressions. Equally troubling, many of the quotes are edited, making it impossible to know exactly what was said or in what context. But the edits are clearly marked, and almost every statement made in the book is documented, leaving it to the reader to decide the source's credibility for himself.

   

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