From Finding JFK's Single Bullet to Questioning Anita Hill to Impeaching Clinton
Imbued with rugged individualism and fierce independence from his early days on the plains of Kansas, Arlen Specter became a renowned, tough big-city prosecutor and than a respected, powerful US Senator. His remarkable 40-year career encompassed originating the Single Bullet Theory for the Warren Commission; derailing Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination; his controversial interrogation of Anita Hill; and playing a central role in President Clinton's impeachment procedures. He has been a pivotal figure in the major events that have shaped society and the practice of government.
In this brutally honest book, Specter analyses the issues and outcomes of these and other controversies, assessing each through both a legal and historical lens. Throughout, he tells the truth, naming names, identifying where the system worked and where it failed.