Cat Scratch Fever

MEANING OF "SCRATCH" April 7, 1993: Hillary is just back in D.C. from her dying father's bedside; the President appears with a 4-in. gash on his cheek. Whodunit?

"He cut himself shaving." --Dee Dee Myers, before seeing it (4/93)

"I got this playing with my daughter." --Bill Clinton (4/93)

"The lusty songstress had bragged about [sleeping] in the Lincoln Bedroom. 'It was a big scratch, and clearly not a shaving cut. Barbra Streisand was around at the time.'" --Myers quoted in Gail Sheehy's Hillary's Choice (12/99)

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