Newswatch: Clinton vs. the Press

Clinton vs. the Press

Three months ago, Bill Clinton was being compared to Ronald Reagan as a master of political communications. Now with all his troubles in Congress and the nation, Clinton has called in the Great Communicator's communicator to help. Journalist David Gergen, who served Reagan as communications director and helped sell Reaganomics to the voters, will soon be trying to do the same thing for Clintonomics. Gergen replaces George Stephanopoulos, who, along with press secretary Dee Dee Myers, has seen life turn decidedly sour.

These past few weeks, only a sadist could take pleasure in watching Stephanopoulos sputter as he tried to explain...

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