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The Scandalous Events That Brought Down a U.S. President

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In the summer of 1995, against a backdrop of Democratic and Republican budgetary disputes, Bill Clinton began a steamy affair with one of the White House interns, Monica Lewinsky. It was an event that would shake the nation like an earthquake.

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From the start of his run for the presidency through his eight years in office, Bill Clinton was dogged by scandals, none more consequential than his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Their relationship, exposed in detail in the Starr Report, captivated the nation and led to the first impeachment of a U.S. president since the years just after the Civil War. Revisit the story of betrayal, political ploys, and media madness, as told by news reports, investigative documents, and secret recordings, many of which have not been broadcast since 1999.

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