Defending the American Presidency: Clinton and the Lewinsky Scandal
Makemson, Harlen, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly
* Defending the American Presidency: Clinton and the Lewinsky Scandal. Robert Busby. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 264 pp. $65 hbk.
In the aftermath of the Clinton-- Lewinsky scandal, a sorry mess in which none of the players came out looking particularly good, it was hoped that with time, something worthwhile could be learned from the experience. If a blueprint for avoiding a similar debacle was too much to ask for, at least perhaps someone could definitively explain how a president could survive politically after being caught in a sexual scandal while in office and misleading the public, his cabinet, and prosecutors in the matter.
Robert Busby proposes to give us some of …
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Publication information: Article title: Defending the American Presidency: Clinton and the Lewinsky Scandal. Contributors: Makemson, Harlen - Author. Journal title: Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. Volume: 79. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 2002. Page number: 1013+. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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