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Bill Clinton (1946 – )

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Life in Brief: William Jefferson Clinton, the young President from Hope, Arkansas, succeeded where no other Democrat had since Franklin Roosevelt: he was reelected to a second term. Clinton also defied his critics by surviving an array of personal scandals, turning… more life in brief »

Essays about Bill Clinton

Facts about Bill Clinton

Term
:
42nd President of the United States (1993 – 2001)
Born
:
August 19, 1946, Hope, Arkansas
Political Party
:
Democrat
Education
:
Georgetown University (1968), attended Oxford University (1968–1970), Yale Law School (1973)
Religion
:
Baptist
Marriage
:
October 11, 1975, to Hillary Rodham
Children
:
Chelsea Victoria (1980)
Career
:
Lawyer, public official
Writings

Putting People First (1992); Between Hope and History (1996)


Featured video:

First Inaugural Address (January 20, 1993)

Presidential Speech Archive

Citation Information

Consulting Editor

Russell L. Riley

Professor Riley is co-chair of the Presidential Oral History Program and project director of the William J. Clinton Presidential History Project. His writings include:

The Presidency and the Politics of Racial Inequality: Nation-Keeping from 1831–1965 (Columbia University Press, 1999)

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