“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.”
First inaugural address, Washington DC, USA, Wednesday 21 January 1993
William (Bill) Jefferson Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III in Hope, Arkansas, on 19 August 1946. He was the 42nd president of the United States, occupying the White House from 1993 to 2001.
On the whole, Clinton’s time in office is seen as a period of domestic growth and prosperity. In foreign policy the result was less positive, with adventures in Somalia (1993), for example, and Kosovo (1999) meeting with mixed views at home and abroad. However, Clinton was lauded for having negotiated the Oslo Accords of the early 1990s which attempted to draw Israel and ...