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On the Edge

The Clinton Presidency

About The Book

Bill Clinton's Presidency has been the most turbulent in recent history, as this talented but flawed and perplexing man has struggled to govern. On the Edge is the first full-spectrum report on the Clinton Presidency. From its first days, Drew spoke with the President's top advisers, key Cabinet officers, and members of Congress as she watched -- up close -- as policies were hammered out and crises confronted. Drew tells the remarkable story of this fascinating term and deciphers what it means for this country.

About The Author

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Elizabeth Drew is a much-honored writer of seven books, including Washington Journal: The Events of 1973 - 1974 and Politics and Money, and is a distinguished television and radio commentator who appears frequently on such programs as Meet the Press. She lives in Washington, DC.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (November 8, 1995)
  • Length: 464 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780684813097

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Clare Mchugh People So rich in detail that it provides a most convincing, clear portrait of the often baffling people and issues swirling around Bill and Hillary Clinton. And the fact that Drew seems to be grinding no axes makes her marshaling of the facts seem objective and trustworthy.

Jay Strafford Richmond Times Dispatch A detailed, absorbing account...with balance, with elegance and with style. Elizabeth Drew is a national treasure.

Michael Beschloss Author Of The Crisis Years On the Edge is a gift to readers of our own time and the historians of the future. Elizabeth Drew has drawn on her towering skills as one of our premier national commentators to bring us an elegant, absorbing, revelatory, and provocative portrait of Bill Clinton and his Presidency.

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