Monday, Dec. 28, 1998

Covering a Scandalous Year

TIME published 50 cover stories in 1998 and of those 14 have been devoted to the Monica Lewinsky scandal and its fallout. Many more issues contained extensive coverage of the controversy, as its twists and turns gripped the nation — or at least the media — week after week. In the following pages, we review the grim course of 1998.