17 December 2009
Show More The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History in the White House by Taylor Branch.
Simon and Schuster, 707 pp., £20, October 2009, 978 1 84737 140 9Show More
“... of it was George, fixing, fighting, cajoling, despairing, scheming, outwitting, getting outwitted, and all the time feeding off the power. At one point, our hero (George, not Bill) takes a fancy to Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze’s costar in Dirty Dancing, and he gets his people to sound out her people about whether she fancies a date. Yes she does! He goes to gatherings of Greek-Americans and they ...”