65 years young, Bill Clinton footage for his birthday

Just because grey hair shows, doesn’t mean he’s not still young at heart. Happy 65th Birthday to our nation’s 42nd President. See Bill Clinton footage of the many accomplishments and trials he faced while in office and in his personal life.

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Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe, III in Hope Arkansas. When he was sixteen, he decided he wanted to pursue a career as an elected official. He attended Yale Law School and obtained a Juris Doctor degree in 1973.

During law school, Clinton met and began dating fellow law student Hilary Rodham. They married on October 11, 1975, and welcomed their only child, Chelsea, on February 27, 1980. Take a look at Bill and Hilary footage from over the years.

Clinton ran for the House of Representatives in 1974. He was elected Governor of Arkansas in 1978, having been the youngest governor in the country at 32. View a Bill Clinton video clip of him discussing an environmental issue during his time as governor.

Clinton won the 1992 presidential election against George H. W. Bush and served his first term from 1993 to 1997. During his first term he escaped an assassination attempt in the Philippines by terrorists working for Osama bin Laden. From 1997-2001, Clinton served his second term in office.

During this second term, Clinton was accused of having sexual relations with a then 22-year old White House intern, Monica Lewinsky. He was impeached by the House of Representatives, but by lack of Senate majority he was able to continue the remainder of his term. Check out video footage of an encounter between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.

For his post-presidential career, Bill Clinton has spoken at six Democratic National Conventions, gives speeches around the world and endorsed President Obama during the 2008 Presidential Race.

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