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For the next four years, Stephanopoulos was a few feet from the president, advising him on everything from Iraq and Waco to gays in the military and Paula Jones. More than any book yet--including Monica Lewinsky's--Stephanopoulos's memoir reveals what went on in the scary, occasionally hilarious world backstage at the White House. He casts stark light on characters from Yeltsin, "like a boiled potato slathered in sour cream," to the author's nemesis Dick Morris, whom he depicts bellowing for Clinton to bomb Bosnia. And nobody who's talking knows as well as Stephanopoulos the most passionate, mystifying affair of all, between Bill and Hillary.
But years of backroom scheming, screaming, and relentless political attacks took a toll. Stephanopoulos's face erupted in hives; he grew a beard. Slammed by clinical depression, he dangerously delayed medical attention, fearing the story might leak. This memoir could've been titled Prisoner of Spin. Written with the jittery cadence of a bookie, All Too Human is a lively look at the complex and motley cast of characters who rule the world. --Rebekah Warren
keep your day job George at GMA. Books are not your strong suit. just keep kicking NBC's butt!
Excellent. Very unfiltered view of his time in the Clinton White House that'll please political junkies and history buffs all the same.Published 3 months ago by Andre Smith
An engrossing behind the scenes look at the first term of the Clinton White House. Fascinating for those who love presidential history and reaffirming for those who loathe... Read morePublished 4 months ago by KJS
Who cares what he had for lunch in Little Rock or anywhere else? This book would have be as or more informative with 1/3 as many words or pages. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dennis C. Sutherland
The quality of writing and emotional intelligence of this account set it above most political memoirs. Read morePublished 7 months ago by A. Thomson
I thoroughly enjoyed this book from start to finish and found it open, honest and gave an insight to working behind the scenes in political life. Read morePublished 9 months ago by bookworm
Stephanopoulus was at the center of it all during the Clinton Era; the 92 campaign, the 93 budget battle, the health care reform debacle, dealing with a hostile Republican Congress... Read morePublished 10 months ago by J. Hojnacki
I read excerpts of 'ATH' when it first was published (~ 15 years ago), but after watching a recent Stephanopoulos interview with President Obama, I decided to read it in its... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Micah Salafsky
A different perspective on the daily political goings-on during Clinton's rise to the Presidency from someone who seemed to get disillusioned.Published 17 months ago by Nedra Conrad