Over To You, Bill Clinton

The White House puts on a brave front as Lewinsky finally appears on Starr's center stage and another Tripp prop is revealed

The night before her day in court, Monica Lewinsky promised her lawyers she would go to sleep early, but instead she lay awake for hours. She worried about what it would mean to put her private life irrevocably into the public record: she had no illusion that anything would stay secret for long. And she wondered how she would keep her composure through something so painful. She had watched President Clinton under pressure--he always made it look easy--putting everything in neat compartments in a way she never could. But she has learned a lot these past six months, and the only...

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