April 2, 1998 |
"We all dance around in a ring and suppose, But the secret sits in the middle and knows." --Robert Frost Marcia Vilensky was 14 years old when her father died. Samuel M. Vilensky, a Lithuanian emigre, had escaped the horrors of Stalinism and the Holocaust to build a new life in the United States and then in postwar Tokyo as an import-export broker. That life was idyllic for Marcia and her 4-year-old sister, Debra.
February 19, 1999 |
Monica S. Lewinsky's lawyers and prosecutors in independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr's office have agreed to restrictions that will allow the former White House intern to be interviewed by ABC's Barbara Walters, two sources said. Starr is permitting Lewinsky to talk about the investigation of President Clinton, though she cannot expand on what she has told the grand jury and Starr's office, the sources added, speaking on condition of anonymity.
October 19, 1998 |
New York literary agent Lucianne S. Goldberg and her son have been subpoenaed to appear before the Maryland grand jury investigating Linda Tripp's taping of Monica S. Lewinsky, the Goldbergs said. Goldberg, who suggested that her friend Tripp tape conversations with Lewinsky about her affair with President Clinton, said she had not yet arranged with prosecutors when she would appear.
October 2, 1998 |
Comedian Roseanne offered Thursday to pay Monica S. Lewinsky more than $1 million to appear on her TV talk show. Roseanne made the offer on CNN's "Larry King Live" two days after top-rated TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey said she had refused to pay for an interview with the former White House intern.
October 24, 1998 |
A Maryland grand jury investigating Linda Tripp subpoenaed one of her lawyers, demanding that he testify and produce any tape-recordings his client made of former White House intern Monica S. Lewinsky. Joe Murtha said he would fight the subpoena issued in the Howard County, Md., grand jury inquiry being conducted by Maryland prosecutor Stephen Montanarelli, who is examining whether Tripp broke the state wiretapping law.
September 25, 2000 |
Independent counsel Robert W. Ray, acknowledging the public's wish that he finish work, said a decision on prosecuting President Clinton for his conduct in the Monica S. Lewinsky scandal will come "very shortly" after Clinton leaves the White House in January. "I think the public would like me to wrap up this investigation, but that doesn't mean walk away from the responsibilities I have," Ray said on CNN's "Late Edition."
October 28, 1998 |
House Republicans are making an issue out of President Clinton's affair with Monica S. Lewinsky in a $10-million nationwide TV ad blitz before next week's election. "For seven months, he lied to us," one woman tells another in one of the new GOP ads. The National Republican Congressional Committee ad buy argues that a GOP Congress is "the balance we need" against the Democratic president.
April 29, 1999 |
Newsweek's coverage of the Monica S. Lewinsky scandal earned the weekly newsmagazine a National Magazine Award for reporting Wednesday. Newsweek was honored for three articles--all focused on President Clinton's affair with the White House intern and its subsequent fallout--written by Michael Isikoff and Evan Thomas. Four magazines were cited for general excellence: Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, the business magazine Fast Company and the design publication I.D. Magazine.
December 18, 1998 |
Russian legislators agreed Thursday to consider a motion appealing to Monica S. Lewinsky to help halt the attack on Iraq. "The state Duma appeals to Ms. Lewinsky to undertake corresponding measures to restrain the emotions of Bill Clinton," said the motion by nationalist lawmaker Alexander Filatov. The motion was approved on a vote in the Duma, the lower chamber of parliament, to be considered for inclusion in a broader resolution denouncing the attack on Iraq.
August 19, 1999 |
Attorneys for Linda R. Tripp, launching a broad-based challenge in Ellicott City, Md., to the wiretapping indictment against her, are questioning whether the state law can be used to prosecute Tripp for tape-recording a telephone conversation with White House intern Monica S. Lewinsky if Lewinsky was not in the state when the recording was made. Tripp was indicted by a Howard County grand jury July 30 on charges that she illegally taped a phone conversation with her former friend on Dec.