Jeff Gerth on Hilary Clinton Part I

06/15/07 Mitch E. Perry
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Hilary Clinton is already one of the most scrutinized people in the world, much less of those running for President.

The former first lady and now New York Senator continues to hold a double digit lead in national polls for the Democratic nomination.

Now she’s the subject of 2 new biographies, both of which were published last week.

One is by legendary journalist Carl Bernstein – the other, “Her Way” is written by New York Times reporter Don Van Natta and former Times reporter Jeff Gerth.

WMNF spoke with Gerth earlier this week about his take on Clinton.

We began by asking about a report in “Her Way”, that during Bill Clinton’s first run for President in 1992, Mrs. Clinton led what was known among insiders as “The Defense Team” (roll tape#1 o.q.”her own goal”)

That’s Jeff Gerth, the co-author of the new biography on Hillary Clinton, called “Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions “. We’ll hear the 2nd part of this interview next week on the Evening News.

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