TITLE

Bed and Broad

PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
National Review;2/17/1992, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9202171009

 

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