The Water­gate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Jus­tice Against a Crim­i­nal President

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September 1, 2019

Obstruc­tion of jus­tice, the specter of impeach­ment, sex­ism at work, and shock­ing rev­e­la­tions: Jill Wine-Banks takes us inside her tri­al by fire as a Water­gate prosecutor.

It was a time, much like today, when Amer­i­cans feared for the future of their democ­ra­cy, and women stood up for equal treat­ment. At the cross­roads of the Water­gate scan­dal and the wom­en’s move­ment was a young lawyer named Jill Wine Vol­ner (as she was then known), bare­ly thir­ty years old and the only woman on the team that pros­e­cut­ed the high­est-rank­ing White House offi­cials. Called the mini-skirt­ed lawyer” by the press, she fought to receive the respect accord­ed her male coun­ter­parts and pre­vailed. At once a cau­tion­ary tale and an inspi­ra­tion for those who believe in the pow­er of jus­tice and the rule of law, The Water­gate Girl is a rev­e­la­tion about our coun­try, our pol­i­tics, and who we are as a society.

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