Notebook: Oct. 5, 1998



DAVID KENDALL Before the videotape came out: bad move. Now: genius! Figured out how Bill should play to the camera

BILL CLINTON Not Honest Abe the Railsplitter but Lyin' Bill the Hairsplitter; but now there's talk of a deal

MONICA LEWINSKY Turns out to be the Poster Girl for Young and Foolish, which, as the jurors saw, is forgivable


LINDA TRIPP Discovers the Planet Starr is a cold one, as Ken investigates her. Also learns Monica--surprise--hates her

THE NETWORKS Hoping for drama, they blow millions airing the tedious interrogation of a testy talking head


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