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Possible Perjury in the Clinton Hearing

Jeffrey Rosen is the legal affairs editor of The New Republic, where he writes about constitutional politics. He'll talk about how the courts handle perjury, in light of the Monica Lewinsky situation. Rosen is an associate professor at the George Washington University Law School, where he teaches constitutional law and criminal procedure. His essays and book reviews have appeared in many publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, Constitutional Commentary, and the Yale Law Journal.


The Clinton Sex Scandal Reawakens Semantic Arguments

Linguist Geoffrey Nunberg comments on how the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal has reminded us over the age-old debate over semantics. What is an inappropriate relationship? Can you have sex and still technically be a virgin?


Presidential Sex Scandals Are Nothing New

Historian Joseph Ellis is an expert on Thomas Jefferson and author of "American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson" (Knopf). He'll discuss the current situation with President Clinton in light of the behavior and character of past presidents. Ellis is a professor of American History at Mount Holyoke College, and has written five other books including
Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams.


Political Cartoonist Dan Perkins Stays Busy in Today's Political Climate

Political cartoonist Dan Perkins, otherwise known as Tom Tomorrow, the creator of the weekly syndicated cartoon strip "This Modern World." It stars Sparky the Wonder Penguin. Perkins discusses the strips he's created having to do with the Clinton scandal. "This Modern World" appears regularly in "The Village Voice," "U.S. News and World Report," "The Nation" and other publications nationwide.


Newsweek Writer Michael Isikoff Discusses the Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal.

Newsweek writer Michael Isikoff has written the new book "Uncovering Clinton: A Reporter's Story." (Crown) It details his investigation into the Monica Lewinsky affair. Before joining Newsweek in 1994, he wrote for The Washington Post. He also serves as news analyst for MSNBC and is a frequent guest on NBC's Meet the Press. Isikoff lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland.


'Client 9' Filmmaker Focuses On Spitzer's Foes

As a crusading attorney general, Eliot Spitzer made powerful enemies -- before a sex scandal ended his political career. Filmmaker Alex Gibney explores the many adversaries Spitzer made on Wall Street in Client 9, a new documentary about the former governor's downfall.


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