CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 11, 1996
Re "Sgt. Manners Meets the 'Girlie Men' and Is Shocked!" Commentary, July 5: I had no intention of reading Gary Aldrich's book, "Unlimited Access," and I wish I hadn't read Bill Press' snide and flippant comments on it. If, as Aldrich implies, there has been a decline in manners, decorum and tidiness in the White House, it doesn't seem to bother Press a bit. Indeed, it appears to amuse him. I gather from Press that anyone who regrets the general American...
June 29, 1996 |
The White House on Friday dismissed a new book by a retired FBI agent who worked in the Clinton White House as "fiction" and "trash" even as conservative backers of the book planned to promote its allegations. "Unlimited Access," by 30-year FBI veteran Gary Aldrich, alleges various kinds of improper conduct in the White House, including breaches of security.
January 25, 1997 |
The letter from Gary Aldrich, retired FBI special agent and best-selling author, was sent to hundreds of thousands of people across the country. It also was printed in a number of publications, including a far-right extremist tabloid, gun magazines and police journals. He was asking for money. "My wife, Nina, and I and our three young children could lose everything," he wrote. "That's right, everything. I can't believe the horror story I've been living."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1996 |
Some advice for the congressional Republicans investigating the FBI file flap: Get rid of Gary Aldrich. Don't put him on TV. Don't let him into your hearings. Don't talk to him. Don't listen to him. Stay away from him. If you see him on the street, cross to the other side. Certainly, putting Aldrich on the stand when hearings resume is a tempting thought.
July 1, 1996 |
A new book by a former FBI agent that repeats a series of rumors about the Clinton White House has become the vehicle in the past few days for some of the nation's top news organizations to air what they acknowledge to be "raw" gossip and unsubstantiated allegations.
July 22, 1996 |
Poolside Books Summertime, and the readin' is easy. Suspense is hot at Dutton's Books in North Hollywood. John Grisham's "The Runaway Jury" has slowed, but Patricia Cornwell's "Cause of Death" is moving well, as are books by both Jonathan and Faye Kellerman (she grew up in Sherman Oaks). Popular nonfiction works include "Outrage," Vincent Bugliosi's indignant analysis of the O. J. Simpson trial, and "Unlimited Access," Gary Aldrich's controversial take on the Clinton White House. "Our No.