By Ken Gormley
Ten years after some of the most polarizing political scandals in American heritage, writer Ken Gormley deals an insightful, balanced, and revealing research of the occasions prime as much as the impeachment trial of President William Jefferson Clinton. From Ken Starr’s preliminary Whitewater research throughout the Paula Jones sexual harassment swimsuit to the Monica Lewinsky affair, The demise of yank Virtue is a gripping chronicle of an ever-escalating political feeding frenzy.
In particular interviews, invoice Clinton, Ken Starr, Monica Lewinsky, Paula Jones, Susan McDougal, and lots of extra key avid gamers supply candid reflections on that interval. Drawing on never-before-released files and documents—including the Justice Department’s inner research into Starr, new info about the demise of Vince Foster, and facts from legal professionals on either sides—Gormley sheds new gentle on a dismal and divisive bankruptcy, the aftereffects of that are nonetheless being felt in today’s political climate.
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