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Bill Clinton, JD Biography

Title:
42nd President of the United States
Position:
Pro to the question "Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence?"
Reasoning:

“As Hillary [Clinton] pointed out in her book, the more children see of violence, the more numb they are to the deadly consequences of violence. Now, video games like ‘Mortal Kombat,’ ‘Killer Instinct,’ and ‘Doom,’ the very game played obsessively by the two young men who ended so many lives in Littleton, make our children more active participants in simulated violence.”

President’s Radio Address, Apr. 24, 1999

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder, William J. Clinton Foundation
  • Member, Advisory Board, International AIDS Trust
  • UN Special Envoy to Haiti, 2009
  • UN Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, 2005-2007
  • Co-founder Scholarship Fund (with US Senator Bob Dole), Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund, 2001
  • 42nd President of the United States, 1993-2001
  • Governor of Arkansas, 1979-1981, 1983-1992
  • Former Chair, Democratic Leadership Council, 1990
  • Attorney General for Arkansas, 1976-1978
  • Law Professor, University of Arkansas, 1973-1976
  • Helped to manage presidential candidate George McGovern’s Texas campaign, 1972
Education:
  • JD, Yale University, 1973
  • Oxford University, 1968-1972 (Rhodes Scholarship)
  • BSFS, Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1968
Other:
  • Legal name is William Jefferson Clinton
  • Born on Aug. 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas