Bill Clinton: Remarks on Signing the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act(1996)
About the Author
William Jefferson Blythe III was born in Hope, Arkansas, on August 19, 1946, three months after his father, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., had died in an automobile accident. His mother, Virginia, remarried to a local automobile salesman, Roger Clinton, in 1950 and shortly thereafter changed young William's last name to Clinton. Bill Clinton graduated from Georgetown University in 1968 and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University; he earned a law degree from Yale University in 1973.
Clinton was elected attorney general of Arkansas in 1976 and became...
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