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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
What happened to George Stephanopolis through the stormy years of the Clinton administration. An honest look at the life of a political lieutenant and the sacrifices he had to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. Hage
If you like to read books by vain, immature people, you will love G.S. I liked the guy before I knew him. The tone of the book makes G.S. An arrogant prick. Read morePublished 3 months ago by R Kelly
This is the first political memoir I've read that's both candid and, for the genre, sophisticated. Though it ends around 1998, it talks about a number of folks still actively... Read morePublished 3 months ago by des
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 9 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 10 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 12 months ago by Dennis C. Sutherland
The quality of writing and emotional intelligence of this account set it above most political memoirs. Read morePublished 13 months ago by A. Thomson