Bed and Broad

February 1992
National Review;2/17/1992, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p14
The article compares Arkansas Governor William Clinton's reaction to a cabaret singer's claims of a twelve-year affair with that of Alexander Hamilton's reaction to the first American sex scandal almost two hundred years ago. Hamilton was accused of having speculated in veterans' back-pay certificates with James Reynolds, who claimed that Hamilton paid him $1,100 for services rendered. Hamilton published a pamphlet, admitting and explaining the allegations against him, on the other hand Clinton decided to face the issue publicly with the assistance of his wife.


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