Bill Clinton – former president

These are Bill Clinton’s favorite things.

What are some good things you’ve read?

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius.  Clinton says “It’s short.”

Lincoln by David Herbert Donald.

Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva.

What are some good things you’ve watched?

High Noon.  “I bet I’ve seen it 25 or 30 times.I liked it because it wasn’t your standard macho western.”

“The only other movie like that in my life that I just see over and over and over again and never get tired of is Casablanca.”

Clinton hasn’t commented on his favorite television shows lately but has said he enjoys these season – which you can catch all of on DVD – Grey’s Anatomy, Boston Legal and 24.

What are some good things you’ve used?

His iPod.  Some of Clinton’s favorite songs are “Take my Hand, Precious Lord” by Mahalia Jackson and “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon and Garfunkel.  His full list of 20 songs is here.

According to Clinton’s Facebook page he enjoys playing Oh, Hell – a card game “Steven Spielberg taught it to me in the White House days. Close second: Hearts.”

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