Team Clinton: The Starting Line-up of the Pro-Clinton Press Corps
Table of Contents:
- Executive Summary
- Admissions of Bias
- Ken Bode
- Tom Brokaw
- Margaret Carlson
- Eleanor Clift
- John Cochran
- Katie Couric
- Sam Donaldson
- Linda Douglass
- Eric Engberg
- Howard Fineman
- Bob Franken
- Bryant Gumbel
- Al Hunt
- Gwen Ifill
- Peter Jennings
- Jim Miklaszewski
- Bill Moyers
- Dan Rather
- Steve Roberts
- Bob Schieffer
- Bernard Shaw
- Maria Shriver
- Evan Thomas
- Nina Totenberg
- Brian Williams
- Juan Williams
- Judy Woodruff
- Jim Wooten
Newsweek Washington Bureau
Chief; panelist on Inside Washington
"She [Hillary] is really convinced that the right wing is incredibly
well-organized, and there is kind of a hate campaign going on in this
country that is, is deeply and well-organized, and it poses a real
threat to government and the Clinton's personally. And I mean, she may
-- Inside Washington, August 13, 1994.
"Look, America is in a heartless mood. They would throw all those
babies in the snow if they could. We will see how they feel after it
happens, but the impulse right now is to just take away all their
benefits and kick them out. Now, four years from now, after people are
dying in the streets, we'll have a different debate."
-- Inside Washington, November 19, 1994.
"Yes, the case is being fomented by right-wing nuts, and yes, she is
not a very credible witness, and it's really not a law case at
all...some sleazy woman with big hair coming out of the trailer
parks...I think she's a dubious witness, I really do."
-- On Paula Jones, Inside Washington, May 7, 1994.
"And to many women, Hillary Clinton is not a cold-eyed conspirator
but a martyr. Last week, 1,200 professional women clambered into a
$250,000 fundraiser for the Democratic Party in Boston to see Hillary
speak. Women teetered on high heels standing on precarious plastic
folding chairs to catch a glimpse of the First Lady as she worked the
crowd. Is there anything to Whitewater? `Noooo, she's just being bashed
by the press,' said Joan McGrath, a retired telephone worker. Why? `A
lot of people don't like a strong woman.' To voters like McGrath,
Hillary looks just the way she does to her philosopher friend, Dr.
Houston -- as a Joan of Arc figure, persecuted for her righteous
-- In the July 1, 1996 Newsweek.
"Who has played the politics of paranoia better in this country in
the last twenty or thirty years? Answer? Republican
Party...Politically, starting with Richard Nixon in 1968, the
Republicans have very skillfully exploited fear."
-- Inside Washington, April 29, 1995.