Bill Clinton

Standard Name: Clinton, Bill


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Performance of text Maya Angelou
For the inauguration of US President Bill Clinton , the new president resuscitated an old tradition by inviting MA to compose and read an inaugural poem. For this occasion she wrote On the Pulse of Morning.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
politics Toni Morrison
TM cared deeply about politics, broadly defined. She believed the best art is always political. As a child she was already a member of the civil rights movement, and she took to feminism when it...
Reception Adrienne Rich
AR declined the National Medal of the Arts offered by US President Bill Clinton , because, she said, of the way that politics was increasing economic and racial inequality, and concentrating power in fewer and...
Textual Features Alice Walker
First among the acknowledgements stands the name of AW 's forebear May Poole , who lived under slavery and reportedly died at the age of a hundred and twenty-five.
Walker, Alice. Anything We Love Can Be Saved. Random House.
The volume's strong element of...
Textual Features Margaret Drabble
After harking back to the days in which eminent authors were not public figures, she amusingly described the culture of public performance which arose during the 1960s. Highlights in her narrative were the first Writers'...


: For the first time a literary festival (brainchild...

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For the first time a literary festival (brainchild of Norman and Peter Florence ) was held at Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh border, a small town (Y Gelli in Welsh) with few amenities but...

7 January 1999: The United States Senate began impeachment...

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7 January 1999

The United StatesSenate began impeachment hearings against President Clinton .

4 November 2008: Barack Obama (feared unelectable by some)...

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4 November 2008

Barack Obama (feared unelectable by some) was voted in the first DemocraticUS president since Bill Clinton and the first black president ever.


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