National Review Online
July 29, 2013
I wasn’t surprised to learn that sometime before the 2016 election,
NBC will be releasing a four-hour miniseries about Hillary Clinton
starring Academy Award nominee Diane Lane.
What did surprise me was that the series will cover none of her life
before the Monica Lewinsky scandal, which took place five years into her
husband’s second term as president and when Hillary was already 51
It’s as if her first half-century will be airbrushed away, along with the many scandals that dogged her in those decades.
While the series will still have a lot of ground to cover —
impeachment and the “vast right-wing conspiracy” she suspected, her
successful 2000 Senate race, her loss to Barack Obama in the 2008
primaries, her time as secretary of state and her role in the Benghazi
debacle — it’s striking that so much rich material will be excluded even
before footage is discarded on the cutting-room floor.
Just consider what we’ll be missing.
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