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book review on partners in power clinton story

Bill and Hillary Clintons path to the White House can be looked at as one of the more interesting, as well as sinister, in Presidential history. Roger Morris takes the reader through the maturation and evolution of arguably the most powerful partnership this country has ever seen. Partners in Power gives us a look at this couple that many people could never envision. This bibliography takes us from the early years of Mr. and Mrs. Clintons parents up to Bills inauguration in 1992.Bill Clintons life took a crucial turn before he was even born. On May 17, 1946,Bill Blythe died in a car accident. Bill Blythe was Bill Clintons father. While Clintons mother, Virginia, was pregnant with him, Blythe was traveling along a Missouri highway on his way home to Arkansas when his back tire in his maroon Buick sedan blew out. Blythe was found downstream drowned in just inches of water. A death that could have been prevented if he was only found earlier. This traveling salesman would have a very promiscuous existence in his short life that would show us many traits that our future President would display throughout his lifetime. Bills father died at a young age and Blythe had to take care of the family that would be ravaged with poverty. The ambitions of the young Bill Blythe would not let him be poor and destitute. He would soon enter the life of a salesman. Bill had the qualities for the profession being a very pleasant and amiable man. Bill Clintons mom, Virginia Cassidy, was raised in Hope, Arkansas by her parents Eldridge and Edith Grisham Cassidy. Edith was a very harsh woman who took out her anger on Eldrige and Virginia, but Virginia was still capable of putting on a smile and remaining happy throughout her teenage years. Virginia was a strong woman and would have to deal with the frustration of losing her husband and having to raise an infant. She would study tediously in New Orleans to become a nurse-anesthetist. While she...

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