Words and pictures larger than life

Cooper, Matthew
July 1992
U.S. News & World Report;7/27/92, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p4
Discusses the power of Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton's personal story. How the elaboration of biography works to boost Clinton's campaign success; How former United States President Ronald Reagan's biography helped him; The hope by the Clinton campaign that Clinton's struggling childhood will resonate in the national consciousness.


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