Hillary Clinton: A Room at the Top

Hillary Clinton must juggle the demands of her new assignment with the traditions of being First Lady

One week after her husband's Inauguration, Hillary Rodham Clinton is nibbling a salad in the Manhattan apartment of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. On the face of it, the two First Ladies could not seem more different. The times dictated that Mrs. Onassis, now a respected editor at Doubleday, would confine her interests to interior decorating and haute couture. While Mrs. Onassis spent all of her time in the East Wing with her social secretary, Letitia Baldrige, Mrs. Clinton has moved into the West Wing of the White House with all the men, and for the next 100 days will be in charge...

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