Dear Democracy Now! Visitor: We are an independent, ad-free daily news program that serves millions of viewers and listeners each month. In this US election year, Democracy Now! is more important than ever. For 20 years, we’ve put a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power. We lift up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We do all of this with just a fraction of the budget and staff of a commercial news show. We do it without ads, corporate sponsorship or government funding. How is this possible? Only with your support. A generous funder will match your donation dollar for dollar if you donate right now. That means when you give $10, your donation will be worth $20. Pretty exciting, right? So, if you've been waiting to make your contribution to Democracy Now!, today is your day. It takes just a couple of minutes to make sure that Democracy Now! is there for you every day.

Your Donation: $

Whitewater

October 07, 1997
Story
WATCH FULL SHOW

The Supreme Court yesterday denied an appeal by a conservative, non-profit citizens group seeking access to President Clinton’s videotaped testimony at the trial of his Whitewater business partners. Citizens United had requested the unedited videotape of Clinton’s testimony last year in the trial in which his two former business partners — James and Susan McDougal — and his successor as governor of Arkansas were convicted of conspiracy and fraud.

Still, the small time Ozark mountain real estate deal which has dogged Bill Clinton throughout his presidency remains a mystery to many Americans. But tonight, PBS’s "Frontline" examines the series of deals, relationships and alleged cover-ups that have come to be called Whitewater.

Guest:

  • Peter Boyer, a correspondent for PBS’s "Frontline" documentary series.

Related links:

.
.
.


The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.