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  • In eight days the nation will elect Bill Clinton president.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • President Bill Clinton ordered a missile attack on the main bin Laden training camp in southern Afghanistan, which failed to kill its leader.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • In his office, Flom has pictures of himself with George Bush Sr. and Bill Clinton.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • The NATO bombing, which was ordered by President Bill Clinton and which would eventually prompt the withdrawal of Serb forces from Kosovo, began on March 24, 1999.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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  • So was Bill Clinton.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Ekman recalled the first time he saw Bill Clinton, during the 1992 Democratic primaries.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Okay Bill Clinton!
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The People’s Forums were similar to the town meetings that candidate Bill Clinton held in America on his way to the presidency.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • And in Ayemenem, where once the loudest sound had been a musical bus horn, now whole wars, famines, picturesque massacres and Bill Clinton could be summoned up like servants.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • I stepped into the foyer, taking note of the colonial furniture, the photo on the wall that showed a young girl shaking hands with Bill Clinton and another of the girl smiling beside the Dalai Lama.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart

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  • Of course, that year Bill Clinton’s Arkansas accent had its own persuasive authenticity.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Its head is Jo Luck, a former state cabinet official in Arkansas under then-governor Bill Clinton.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • I will never forget the meeting I had, with Bill Clinton, with survivors, and with relatives of those who died.
    Tony Blair  --  First Address to Irish Parliament From a British PM
  • Kate and I had been gabbing about the Lakers without Magic Johnson and Kareem, about Aaron Neville’s latest album, Hillary and Bill Clinton’s life together, the merits of Johns Hopkins versus University of North Carolina medical school.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • Again the Taliban refused, perhaps not realizing that the new(ish) U.S. president, George W. Bush, was a very different character from Bill Clinton.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • That was halfway through Bill Clinton’s presidency and before George W. Bush was elected.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • On Joe Flom’s wall, next to pictures of Flom with George Bush Sr. and Bill Clinton, there is a picture of him with the rival firm’s managing partner.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • That trend was symbolized when Bill Clinton chose to locate his post-presidential office in Harlem.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Former Rhodes scholar Bill Clinton saw no need to lose his Arkansas accent, partly because he could change it—or code-switch, as the linguists say—at will, depending on his audience.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • In his small study, employing the last typewriter in Texas (he thinks computers are the work of Satan), he displays pictures of himself with both Bill Clinton and George Bush, saying that he has now become a Friend of Presidents.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • —President Bill Clinton, before leaving Washington on a diplomatic visit to, and peacemaking mission between, India and Pakistan FATIMA BATOOL REMEMBERS the first "whump," clearly audible from the Indian artillery battery, just twelve kilometers across the mountains.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • In Behind the Oval Office, his memoir of his years as a political pollster, Dick Morris writes about going to Arkansas in 1977 to meet with the state’s thirty-one-year-old attorney general, an ambitious young man by the name of Bill Clinton: I explained that I got this idea from the polling my friend Dick Dresner had done for the movie industry.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • …an ear, because after all it was only 11:45 a.m. I went straight to the refrigerator—in spite of what my mother likely imagined, the only food inside of it was ketchup, a jar of pimientos, Ollies carrots, and yogurt with an expiration date from Bill Clinton’s administration—and poured myself a glass of Yellow Tail chardonnay I wanted to be pleasantly buzzed before I turned on the television set, where no doubt my fifteen minutes of fame was now going to be marred by a suit with stripes…
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Bill Clinton politically poisoned the beginning of his presidency by trying to lift the ban against gays in the military.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
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