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My Life

Bill Clinton

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President Bill Clinton's My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public. It shows us the progress of a remarkable American, who, through his own enormous energies and efforts, made the unlikely journey from Hope, Arkansas, to the White House-a journey fueled by an impassioned interest in the political process which manifested itself at every stage of his life: in college, working as an intern for Senator William Fulbright; at Oxford, becoming part of the Vietnam War protest movement; at Yale Law School, campaigning on the grassroots level for Democratic candidates; back in Arkansas, running for Congress, attorney general, and governor. We see his career shaped by his resolute determination to improve the life of his fellow citizens, an unfaltering commitment to civil rights, and an exceptional understanding of the practicalities of political life. We come to understand the emotional pressures of his youth-born after his father's death; caught in the dysfunctional relationship between his feisty, nurturing mother and his abusive stepfather, whom he never ceased to love and whose name he took; drawn to the brilliant, compelling Hillary Rodham, whom he was determined to marry; passionately devoted, from her infancy, to their daughter, Chelsea, and to the entire experience of fatherhood; slowly and painfully beginning to comprehend how his early denial of pain led him at times into damaging patterns of behavior. President Clinton's book is also the fullest, most concretely detailed, most nuanced account of a presidency ever written-encompassing not only the high points and crises but the way the presidency actually works: the day-to-day bombardment of problems, personalities, conflicts, setbacks, achievements. It is a testament to the positive impact on America and on the world of his work and his ideals. It is the gripping account of a president under conce

Language:

English

Length:

6h 10m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:25


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:35


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:31


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:30


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:46


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:55


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:58


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:34


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:59


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:00


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:37


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:51


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:56


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:16


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:53


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:27


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:48


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:06


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:52


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:56


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:55


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:07


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:57


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:55


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:08


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:09


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:53


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:21


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:03


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:41


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:34


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:59


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:39


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:44


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:07


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:16


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:27


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:08


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:37


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:27


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:05


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:35


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:14


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:29


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:48


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:19


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:11


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:56


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:39


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:02


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:48


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:12


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

08:37


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:42