By Carl Bernstein
Drawing from hundreds and hundreds of interviews with colleagues, acquaintances and with special entry to crusade files, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Carl Bernstein bargains a fancy and nuanced portrait of 1 of the main debatable figures of our time: Hillary Clinton. He has given us a booklet that permits us, ultimately, to handle the questions americans are insistently--even obsessively--asking: what's her personality? what's her political philosophy? who's she? What will we anticipate from her?
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