MONICA!

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Dec. 18 1998 3:30 AM

MONICA!

A libretto in search of a composer

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LIEBERMAN: Let's get Clinton's head on straight!

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CURRIE: He comes back

From Easter services,

Soon she's bopping in the door.

LIEBERMAN: "Hallelujah, He Is Risen"

Shouldn't inspire thoughts so sizzlin'.

Yes, it's really time for Monica to go.

[Times passes. Monica moves to the Pentagon, but the relationship intermittently continues. Meanwhile, Paula Jones sues the president for sexual harassment, and it seems clear that before long, Clinton will have to testify under oath. Two close observers of those developments are old friends Linda Tripp and LUCIENNE GOLDBERG, who is friendly with lawyers for Jones and lawyers in the office of Independent Counsel KENNETH STARR. One day, Tripp and Goldberg talk on the phone.]

"Talk, Talk, Chat, Chat" (sprightly)

GOLDBERG and TRIPP: Talk, talk,

Chat, chat,

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