An Affair of State: The Investigation, Impeachment, and Trial of President Clinton

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Chronology
May 8, 1991 Paula Jonesencounters Governor Clinton in a
hotel room in Arkansas
November 3, 1992 Clinton is elected President
May 6, 1994 Jones sues Clinton for sexual harassment,
asking for $700,000 in damages
August 9, 1994 Kenneth Starr is appointed Independent Counsel
to investigate Whitewater real estate deal
July 1995 Monica Lewinsky becomes a White House
intern
November 15, 1995 Clinton begins a sexual relationship with
Lewinsky
April 5, 1996 Lewinsky is transferred to the Pentagon
November 5, 1996 Clinton is reelected President
March 29, 1997 Clinton's last sexual encounter with Lewinsky
May 27, 1997 The Supreme Court rules that the Jones suit can
go forward
November 1997 Lewinsky enlists Vernon Jordan's aid in her
New York job search
December 5, 1997 Lewinsky's name appears on the witness list in
the Jones case
December 28, 1997 Betty Currie picks up gifts from Lewinsky, hides
them under her bed
January 7, 1998 Lewinsky signs an affidavit in the Jones case

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Dramatis Personae vii
  • Chronology ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 the President's Conduct 16
  • Chapter 2 Prosecution and Defense 59
  • Chapter 3 the History, Scope, and Form of Impeachment 95
  • Chapter 4 Morality, Private and Public 133
  • Chapter 5 Should President Clinton Have Been Impeached, and If Impeached Convicted? 170
  • Chapter 6 the Kulturkampf 199
  • Chapter 7 Lessons for the Future 217
  • Chapter 8 the Balance Sheet 262
  • Acknowledgments 267
  • Index 269
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