|President Bill Clinton|
William "Bill" Clinton
: Al Gore
: August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas
: Lawyer, Public Official
: Graduated from Georgetown University (1968); Attended Oxford University (1968-70); Graduated from Yale University Law School (1973)
Secret Service Code Name
: $200,000/year + $50,000 expense account
Other Government Positions
: Arkansas Attorney General, 1976-78
Governor of Arkansas, 1978-80, 1982-92
First president born in Arkansas.
The first president born after World War II, and first from the "Baby Boomer" generation.
First president to visit Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Kuwait, the Czech Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Denmark, Ghana, Uganda, Rwanda, post-apartheid South Africa, Botswana, Senegal, Slovenia, the Republic of Macedonia, Norway, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Bangladesh, Oman, Tanzania, Brunei, as well as the Palestinian National Authority and reunited Vietnam while in office.
The first president to send an email.
The first president to earn a Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford.
The first president whose inauguration was streamed on the internet.
First president to win a Grammy Award.
He received the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf/Beintus: Wolf Tracks at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards.
The first president to appoint an Asian American to a Cabinet post. Norman Mineta was appointed Secretary of Commerce by President Clinton in 2000.
The first president to have been chair of the National Governors Association.
First president to play in a PGA Tour event (the 1995 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic) while in office
The first president to have a spouse who was elected to the United States Senate.
The first president to have a spouse who served in the cabinet (as secretary of state).
The first president to have a spouse who also ran for president (in the 2016 election).
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