Clinton's Crisis: Lucianne Goldberg: In Pursuit Of Clinton

Before last week, Lucianne Goldberg may have been best known as the author of a 1992 novel about a trio of high-class prostitutes, Madame Cleo's Girls. Readers may have come across other novels of hers as well, but not under her name: she has been a ghostwriter for celebs, a behind-the-scenes player who doesn't usually take the credit.

But when Goldberg turned out to be the brains behind Linda Tripp's scheme to tape Monica Lewinsky, she didn't even try to hide. Instead she said she was coming forward to defend a friend. Tripp, she said, "is heartsick." Speaking on Saturday at...

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