TITLE

Money for mischief

AUTHOR(S)
Zuckerman, M.B.
PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Addresses the issue of sex-tales-for-sale by focusing on the recent scandal of Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton's alleged 12-year affair with former entertainer Gennifer Flowers. Money for mischief; The prospect of bringing down one of the best candidates in the Democratic field; The public issue is whether private conduct can be or should be linked to the performance of public responsibilities; Flowers is not the victim, but Clinton is.
ACCESSION #
9202104451

 

Related Articles

  • Defusing the bombshell. Roberts, S.V.; Borger, G. // U.S. News & World Report;2/3/92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p30 

    Discusses how Arkansas Governor and presidential candidate Bill Clinton puts his anti-scandal strategy into effect amid new charges about his private life. The rumor that Clinton carried on a 12-year affair with a Little Rock, Arkansas nightclub singer named Gennifer Flowers; How the incident...

  • Moment of truth. Kramer, Michael; Barrett, Laurence I.; Woodbury, Richard // Time;2/3/1992, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p12 

    Focuses on the current allegations that presidential candidate and Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton has had a 12 year affair with Arkansas state employee and sometime cabaret singer Gennifer Flowers. Article in the supermarket tabloid `Star'; Taping of the `60 Minutes' interview; Comments from...

  • Democrats' fatal vision. Borger, G.; Roberts, S.V. // U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p34 

    Discusses how Democrats, at a time when they were presenting themselves as a credible alternative to the Republican Party, are now being drowned out by the static of the scandal facing presidential hopeful Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton. Clinton's alleged 12-year romance with former nightclub...

  • Who cares, anyway? Morrow, Lance // Time;2/3/1992, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p15 

    Considers the mess concerning the possible affair between Bill Clinton and Gennifer Flowers and concludes the issue of a candidate's sex life is essentially a phony, except when (as with Gary Hart) it reveals some troublesome trait of personality. The danger and luck in American politics;...

  • Private lives: How relevant? Kinsley, Michael // Time;1/27/1992, Vol. 139 Issue 4, p68 

    Essay by Michael Kinsley concerning allegations in the New York City tabloids `Post' and `Daily News' on Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton's past extramarital activities. Hope the 1987-88 Gary Hart episode would clarify the issue: a possible unwritten rule that only ongoing goings-on count; Three...

  • Clinton rumors edition. Howard, L.; Zeman, N. // Newsweek;2/3/1992, Vol. 119 Issue 5, p7 

    Presents a conventional wisdom watch dealing with the rumors concerning presidential candidate and Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton's alleged relationship with Gennifer Flowers.

  • Do you take this man...? Mayer, W.G. // Commonweal;2/28/92, Vol. 119 Issue 4, p6 

    Ponders the effect of the issue of marital infidelity on Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton's presidential campaign. How Clinton has responded to attacks on his character; Why character is a legitimate issue; Statistics from public opinion polls on the ways Americans feel about adultery and...

  • How Clinton puts `responsibility' to use. Dexter, Pete // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/12/93, Vol. 14 Issue 15, Forefront p6C 

    Opinion. Criticizes United States President Bill Clinton's use of the concept of responsibility. Firing of Clinton's travel staff; Controversy on the appointment of nightclub singer Gennifer Flowers as state government supervisor; List of administration blunders; Hillary Clinton's `personal...

  • Notes and comments.  // New Yorker;2/10/92, Vol. 67 Issue 51, p25 

    Discusses how the recent media attack on Democratic Presidential candidate Bill Clinton, governor of Arkansas, for his alleged infidelity illustrates our casual views on sex and morality. Country's first abstract political scandal; `Life' magazine's first cheesecake photographs in the 1940s; The...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics