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Bill Clinton impeachment TV series greenlighted at History

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Los Angeles: History network has greenlighted a six-part series from Emmy winner RJ Cutler titled “The Breach: Inside the Impeachment of Bill Clinton”. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series is described as a “political thriller” that offers an extremely detailed account of how the Monica Lewinsky scandal unfolded. The project is based on Peter Baker’s New York Times

The project is based on Peter Baker’s New York Times best-seller “The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton”. Cutler has penned the pilot with David K Israel and will executive produce alongside A+E Studios’ Barry Jossen. Casting is currently underway.

In addition to Clinton himself, other major players in the historic 1998 events include then-first lady Hillary Clinton, Republican politician Newt Gingrich, prosecutor Ken Starr and congressman Bob Livingston, among others.