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Authors: Edward Klein

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The Truth About Hillary

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The

Truth About

HILLARY

A L S O B Y E D W A R D K L E I N

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The

Truth About

HILLARY

What She Knew, When She Knew It, And How Far She’ll Go To Become President

Edward Klein

S E N T I N E L

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For

Karen and Steven, Alec and Julie-Ann, Rob and Ruth, and Melissa and James

C
O N T E N T S

Prologue
1

PART I: THE BIG GIRL

Chapter 1: The Impossible Dream
11

Chapter 2: Hillary’s Bubble
15

Chapter 3: Tacky Kaki
19

Chapter 4: First Lovebirds
26

Chapter 5: Celestial Ambitions
37

PART II: THE BOOK OF LIFE

Chapter 6: Toughening Up
47

Chapter 7: The Great Debate
53

Chapter 8: The Radical
56

Chapter 9: The Intern
66

Chapter 10: Grooving at Cozy Beach
68

Chapter 11: The Other “Smoking Gun”
74

Chapter 12: The Misfit
83

vii

viii
Contents

Chapter 13: A Night to Remember
90

Chapter 14: All the Governor’s Women
93

PART III: THE WHITE HOUSE YEARS

Chapter 15: Her Husband’s Keeper
103

Chapter 16: “Bill Owes Me”
110

Chapter 17: Payback Time
114

Chapter 18: Hibernation
121

Chapter 19: Hillary’s Brain
125

Chapter 20: “This Is War”
129

Chapter 21: “Screw ’Em”
132

Chapter 22: The Human Bridge
135

Chapter 23: The Wronged Woman
141

PART IV: THE CANDIDATE

Chapter 24: Run, Hillary, Run!
149

Chapter 25: The Education of Hillary Clinton
153

Chapter 26: Blowing Them Away
158

Chapter 27: “Boob Bait for the Bubbas”
163

Chapter 28: Distortion
167

Chapter 29: “The Martians Have Landed”
170

Chapter 30: The Juice
173

Chapter 31: Hillary’s Problem
180

Chapter 32: “A Legend Imploding”
186

Chapter 33: The Turnaround
190

Chapter 34: “Pure Hollywood”
194

PART V: THE ROAD BACK TO THE WHITE HOUSE

Chapter 35: The “Phenom”
201

Chapter 36: “The Perfect Student”
206

Chapter 37: Where’s Waldo?
211

Contents
ix

Chapter 38: The 800-Pound Gorilla
214

Chapter 39: “So Hillary”
219

Chapter 40: Hillary from Chappaqua
224

Chapter 41: Shut Out?
232

Chapter 42: Hedging Her Bets
235

Chapter 43: Gearing Up
240

Chapter 44: Nixon’s Disciple
249

Epilogue
253

Acknowledgments
257

Selected Bibliography
259

Note on Sources
263

Notes
265

Index
297

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