Written and Directed by
Director of Photography
Sound design and re-recording
Jenna Dini Bliss
Stills Animation by
Emily Singer Chapman
Sound Effects editor
Dick Morris appears courtesy of Fox News
Archival Materials courtesy of
William J. Clinton Presidential Libary
William J. Clinton Foundation
National Archives and Records Administration
Library of Congress
UALR.0120 Doug Wallace Manuscript Collection/UALR Center for Arkansas History and CultureCollections
The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock
Clinton House Museum
Garland County Historical Society
Long Beach California Press Telegram
George H.W. Bush Presidential Library
ABC News VideoSource
NBC Universal Archives
The CONUS Archive
KWTV News 9/Oklahoma City
KATV Little Rock
KTHV Little Rock
Media Research Center
Vanderbilt Television News Archives
Clinton House Museum
Thought Equity Motion
Carson footage supplied courtesy of Carson Entertainment Group
Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Real Planet, Inc.
University of Oklahoma Julian P. Kantor Political Commercial Archive
Jose R. Lopez/The New York Times/Redux
Paul Hosefros/The New York Times/Redux
Stephen Crowley/The New York Times/Redux
Justin Lane/The New York Times/Redux
Hot Springs High School Old Gold Yearbook
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History & Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, LLC / Springdale News Collection:
Jon Ver Hoeven
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History / Springdale [Arkansas] Chamber of Commerce Collection
Spring Street Inn, Hot Springs, AR
Foster Robinson House, Little Rock, AR
Woodrow Wilson House
Featured In Films
Melinda & Adrian Stern
Shirley Abbott Tomkievicz
Paula Jones McFadden
Clinton Signature Image: Courtesy of WGBH/William J. Clinton Presidential Library
Marketing & Publicity
James E. Dunford
An Ark Media film for AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.
American Experience is a production of WGBH, which is solely responsible for its content.
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Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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