American Experience

Clinton and Lying: the Lewinsky Scandal

Clip: Season 24 Episode 3 | 2m 11s

Clinton understood how the allegations of a sexual relationship with a White House intern could derail his presidency. He asked Dick Morris if he should lie to the American people. "They will forgive the adultery, but they won't easily forgive that you lied." Morris concludes.

Aired: 02/19/12

Rating: NR

Watch Episode

Problems Playing Video?