Little Rock, Ark.
Former president Bill Clinton’s presidential library opened its doors in Little Rock this week, in a glitzy celebration that lasted several days. Organizers said the library would touch on every aspect of Clinton’s eight years in office, including his dalliance with a government intern, Monica Lewinsky, and his impeachment. Most presidential libraries have trouble attracting paying visitors, but officials in Little Rock said Clinton’s enduring popularity would draw 300,000 visitors to his library every year. “Bill Clinton is a rock star,” said Skip Rutherford, head of the nonprofit foundation that built the $165 million library. “He is Elvis.”
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