Breaking The Silence

Now that Clinton has been subpoenaed, will his lawyer David Kendall let him tell the story, and if so, what will that story be?

For Bill Clinton to look this good in the polls after six months of sex scandal is a measure of his survival skills, dumb luck and, above all, the wall of silence erected by his personal lawyer, David Kendall. It took a reserved Quaker who views the law in life-and-death terms to muzzle a politician used to talking his way out of trouble.

The President will find out just how good Kendall is in the next few weeks as independent counsel Kenneth Starr presses Clinton harder than ever to testify. Starr has invited the President's cooperation at least half a dozen...

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