"So today is like a huge public affirmation of America's support as a nation and as an Administration . . . "
-- Salman Rushdie, describing his meeting with President Clinton to David Frost
"To be frank, there was some division among our people about whether I should see Mr. Rushdie when he was here. He met with Mr. Lake, and then I was over in the Old Executive Building, and Mr. Lake brought him over there so I could see him and shake hands with him. We visited probably for a couple of minutes."
-- President Clinton, describing the same...