1998 Year in Review - News of the Nation

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
1998 in Review

The Year in Review

by Borgna Brunner

The year began with rumblings of a presidential sex scandal and ended with the impeachment of the president. Congress consumed itself in vituperative partisanship, while America's foreign policy turned tough, abandoning talk for military strikes against three terrorist states.

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