First, We Have to Roll Up Our Sleeves Bill Clinton Explains

How He Will Make the Hard Choices That Lie Ahead. And, with his wife HILLARY, he describes a political partnership without precedent in the history of the Republic.

Q. It's tempting to compare this moment in history to F.D.R. in 1932 or J.F.K. in 1960 or even Ronald Reagan in 1980 -- all watershed years. In terms of the task you face, which of these comparisons seems most appropriate?

A. Probably somewhere between Roosevelt and Kennedy. The economy is not as devastated as it was under Roosevelt, and the changes we need to make don't involve as much Big Government or Keynesian economics, but they are quite profound. There's a sense that we need to get the country moving again. That's what Kennedy brought to the White House. But...

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