Bill and Ted's Cuddly Adventure

The White House allowed Ted Koppel, anchor of ABC's Nightline, to spend a few exclusive minutes with Bill Clinton on each night (but one) of the President's European tour. Questioning Clinton -- and Secretary of State Warren Christopher -- the usually bold and unflinching newsman suddenly seemed to turn into Merv Griffin:


"Over the past month, you've had a bad time ... You now have got to be the leader of the free world again. Just from a human point of view, how do you find the grit to do that?"

"See if you can explain, in a nice...

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