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  • President Bill Clinton and The Lewinsky Scandal Essay

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    Clinton and The Lewinsky Scandal On January 17th, 1998, President Clinton videotaped a deposition for the Paula Jones lawsuit against him. December 19th, eleven months later, Bill Clinton became only the second president in our nation’s history to face impeachment from congress. The 1998-1999 was a tumultuous year for the President, the media, and the American people as a whole. Yet, the most intriguing and surprising aspect of the scandal was not that Bill Clinton would ever cheat on

  • The Lewinsky Scandal, 1998

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    Literature Review: The Lewinsky Scandal, 1998 For the past few centuries, political scandals have become a permanent fixture in US politics. Most recently, when we think of scandals in American politics the 1998 Clinton-Lewinsky Affair comes to mind. Though unlike its predecessors this scandal was not one of constitutional crises such as Nixon’s Watergate in the 1970s, but it instead concerned the extramarital affairs of the then incumbent president, William J. Clinton. Bill Clinton, as he is more

  • Scarlet Letter And Monica Lewinsky Scandal

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    The Scarlet Letter and the Monica Lewinsky Scandal are stories about mistakes and their repercussions. In both stories, we focus on women having an affair with a man and the backlash that is received for doing so, but we also are asked whether the punishment they receive is necessary. The women are destroyed by what transpires and so, and so we must find a solution to these problems. Monica Lewinsky and Hester Prynne follow two very similar story lines. Both had affairs with very prominent men.

  • Clinton Lewinsky Scandal

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    this era one could go from an unknown to a celebrity overnight as news spread through television and Internet at an unprecedented speed. The first major story that was truly born online and propagated by Internet news sources was the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal in 1998 that ultimately lead to President Clinton’s impeachment in early 1999. The picture that was painted of Monica’s character as the story broke and more details came to light was far harsher than is justifiable and the negative image that

  • The Price Of Shame In The Lewinsky Scandal

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    In today’s society, whenever someone posts things such as, pictures, videos, comments, etc. on the internet it can never be deleted or erased. Not ever will be expunged. Considering that the Lewinsky Scandal was in the late 1990’s, technology was on the brink of drastically changing the way people interacted with others. Just a few years prior to this specific event, news could only be broadcasted on limited outlets. “In 1998, after having been swept up into an improbable romance, I was then swept

  • Inspiring Women Of Our Time : Hillary Clinton And Marilyn Monroe

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    emphasizes their value, self-respect and equality amongst men. Hillary Clinton husband, Bill Clinton was having an affair and reporters say that Hillary stood by his side through the sandal. Bill Clinton was involved in the Monica Lewinsky sandal while he was still in office. Lewinsky was an intern at the White House and that is where

  • The Drama of the Clinton Sex Scandal Essay

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    The Drama of the Clinton Sex Scandal Rare is a person that crosses the path of the White House without some emotion of envy or awe. This building epitomizes world leadership and unprecedented power. This renowned leadership may be the only association made by certain countries, while in the United States many see an other significance: Watergate, Whitewater, Kennedy's brutal and mysterious assassination, and today, Clinton's "zippergate" scandal. When the President of the United States takes oath

  • The Rhetoric of an Apology: The Bill Clinton Sex Scandal Essay

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    The Rhetoric of an Apology: The Clinton Sex Scandal "I ask that all Americans demonstrate in their personal and public lives... the high ethical standards that are essential to good character and to the continued success of our Nation." On August 17, 1998, exactly one year after making the statement above, President Bill Clinton prepared to deliver a speech concerning a scandal that had gripped the nation for months. It is needless to say that this was an important moment during the

  • American Politics in Outliers by Malcom Gladwell

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    In his book Outliers, Malcom Gladwell defines his version of success as his idea of an outlier: a man or women that does things out of the ordinary (Gladwell 17). Clinton, a political phoenix, is a woman who rises above the flames of politics and scandals. Hillary Clinton’s legacy exemplifies a successful outlier in American politics in multiple ways: by recreating a favorable public image after the infamous presidential affair, becoming electable and having a well-respected career in the Senate

  • Essay on Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era

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    Journalistic Standards in the Matt Drudge Era Introduction Public trust is at the heart of journalism. Such trust is built upon the credibility journalistic efforts. In the past, though mistakes have been made by even the most reputable of news providers, credibility was maintained and public trust in the journalist industry was steady. However, with the Internet taking its first infant steps into the reporting world, concern is being vocalized that public trust in journalism will be damaged