To Our Readers: Sep. 9, 1996

Every now and then we become, inadvertently, a tiny part of a story we're covering. That happened to us as the Dick Morris scandal unfolded.

It began two weeks ago when we were closing our cover story on Morris' secretive relationship with Clinton, which White House correspondent Eric Pooley had been working on for two months. Morris became worried that he would appear on the cover along with Clinton, something that neither he nor the White House wanted. He called me late one night to say, in no uncertain language, that this would upset him, and the President as well. I...

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