American Evita: Hillary Clinton's Path to Power by Christopher Andersen

By Christopher Andersen

From the writer of The Day Diana Died and The Day John Died comes this riveting New York Times bestseller that provides an in-depth, behind-the-scenes examine the most interesting, and arguable, girls in American political history—Hillary Clinton.

From the start, Hilary Rodham Clinton has drawn inevitable comparisons to Argentina's mythical Eva Perón. intercourse, strength, cash, lies, scandal, tragedy, and betrayal outlined the lives of either girls. but such a lot of what we all know approximately Hillary is visible within the context of her tumultuous marriage to the forty second President.

In the fashion of his #l New York Times bestsellers The Day Diana Died and The Day John Died, Christopher Andersen attracts on very important resources to color a startling portrait of America's such a lot debatable woman—the first girl ever thought of a major contender for the presidency. one of the revelations:

  • How U.S. background has been formed by means of the association among Hillary and invoice often called "The Plan."
  • vital new information about the position Hillary performed within the scandalous 11th hour pardons of armed radicals, drug buyers, tax cheats, embezzlers, cash launderers and more.
  • How the outgoing First woman registered like a bride at a present shop and left the White residence with $400,000 worthy of "gifts" belonging to the yank people.
  • How JFK Jr. virtually thwarted her Senate plans.
  • New information about Hillary's dating with the past due Vince Foster.
  • How Hillary has coped with Bill's 1000s of affairs, and the recent ladies in her husband's life.
  • What Martha Stewart did for Hillary, and the way Hillary repaid her.

Whatever the last word judgment of heritage, the continuing saga of Hillary Clinton's inexorable upward push to strength keeps to stir passions, and to make her the yankee Evita.

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Roger Clinton’s toxic lifestyle began to take its toll. As his A M E R I C A N E V I T A 4 3 health declined, he retreated to the family room, where he drank beer and stared blankly at the television set while his wife went out on the town—not always alone. ” (Following the death of Roger Clinton in 1967, Bill’s mother would land two more husbands—hairdresser Jeff Dwire, who had served jail time for fraud and died of a sudden heart attack in 1974, and retired stockbroker Dick Kelley. ) Incredibly, none of Billy’s friends or classmates knew of his hellish home life.

Telling their parents they were off to the movies, the two young women jumped in the Johnson family station wagon and headed for Grant Park, the center of the protests. A rock hurled by a protester screaming profanities narrowly missed Hillary’s head. ” Back at Wellesley, Hillary decided to write her thesis on the work of Saul Alinsky, the leftist firebrand whose 1947 book, Reveille for Radicals, was regarded by many as the bible of the protest movement. Colorful, outspoken, and often outrageous, Alinsky believed the only way to effect change was by confronting those in power—with protest marches, strikes, and sit-ins.

Kennedy. She wasn’t. Mrs. Rodham may have urged her daughter to stand up for herself, but Dorothy’s sole act of defiance was to become a secret Democrat. Hillary kept trying to earn her father’s approval at Maine Township public high school, performing in school musicals and plays, winning class offices, working on the school paper, joining clubs (the pep club, the debating team, the brotherhood society), and racking up scholastic awards. She was a National Merit Scholar—one of only eleven at her school of 1,400 students.

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