A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton by Carl Bernstein

By Carl Bernstein

Drawing from countless numbers of interviews with colleagues, buddies and with distinct entry to crusade files, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Carl Bernstein deals a posh and nuanced portrait of 1 of the main debatable figures of our time: Hillary Clinton. He has given us a e-book that permits us, eventually, to deal with the questions americans are insistently--even obsessively--asking: what's her personality? what's her political philosophy? who's she? What do we count on from her?

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23 Hindman began a law practice in his adopted state, but soon he gravitated toward politics, joining “the Family” in their fight against the Know-Nothings in the 1856 election. S. representative from the Northern District in 1858. He won the election, representing a broad belt of Arkansas stretching from Helena on the Mississippi to Fayetteville on the border with Indian Territory. Once in office, however, Hindman turned on his fellows and worked to establish a group within the Democratic Party in opposition to the Johnson machine.

28 This last petition, too, was rejected. Brinsmade, on behalf of the family, was able to collect the five thousand dollars as stipulated in 1846, but some question was raised later about its distribution. In 1855, when he was clerking in a law office, Boudinot reported to his uncle Stand that he was seeking from Mrs. Brinsmade an accounting of the family money but had so far been denied. 29 No record exists of a reply to his request. It is not clear why he approached Mrs. Brinsmade unless by this time her husband had died and Boudinot was making inquiries concerning the settlement and the Brinsmade estate.

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