Magazine October 2, 2017, Issue

Excerpts from What Happened

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Excerpts from What Happened, by Hillary Clinton

(Simon & Schuster, 512 pages)

Publisher’s Note: In this honest, searching memoir of the most controversial and unexpected presidential campaign in modern history, Hillary Rodham Clinton describes the triumphs — and the setbacks — in blunt, no-holds-barred terms. Please use the excerpts below for all of your marketing and editorial needs.

Free from the constraints of running a general-election campaign, Hillary Clinton reflects on politics, feminism, and the mistakes she made in the 2016 presidential race, all with her trademark frankness.

From Chapter 2:

“Why I Lost (And Why It’s Your Fault)”

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