A Vast Conspiracy: The Real Story of the Sex Scandal That Nearly Brought Down a President

Jeffrey Toobin (Author)


The definitive account of the Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandals, the extraordinary ordeal that nearly brought down a president--with a new preface by the author

"A story as taut and surprising as any thriller . . . [an] unimpeachable page-turner."--People

First published a year after the infamous impeachment trial, Jeffrey Toobin's propulsive narrative captures the full arc of the Clinton sex scandals--from their beginnings in a Little Rock hotel to their culmination on the floor of the United States Senate with only the second vote on presidential removal in American history. Rich in character and fueled with the high octane of a sensational legal thriller, A Vast Conspiracy has indelibly shaped our understanding of this disastrous moment in American political history.

With a new preface that reframes the scandal in light of the #MeToo movement, Toobin updates this landmark legal drama for our times.

Product Details

$18.00  $16.56
Random House Trade
Publish Date
May 26, 2020
5.1 X 1.3 X 7.9 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Jeffrey Toobin is the bestselling author of The Oath, The Nine, Too Close to Call, A Vast Conspiracy, and The Run of His Life, which was made into the critically acclaimed FX series American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson. He is a staff writer at the New Yorker and the senior legal analyst at CNN.


"A superb work of factual and legal analysis . . . Few novels are as gripping."--The New York Review of Books

"A good read . . . a brave book."--Economist

"A story as taut and surprising as any thriller . . . Unimpeachable page-turner."--People