Letters: Apr. 6, 1998

LIGHTS! CAMERA! CLINTON!

"About that new film Primary Colors: I go to the movies to escape from Bill Clinton, not to see him bigger than life!" STEVE DOUGLAS Louisville, Ky.

I am outraged that TIME has chosen to promote Primary Colors [CINEMA, March 16]. Joe Klein's book was never more than a trashy attempt to capitalize on his so-called inside knowledge of the Clintons and the seedy side of presidential campaigning. But you have dignified this trash with your outrageous comparisons ("real life, 1992" vs. "reel life, 1998") and brutal attempts to make the character of the fictitious presidential candidate seem...

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