Katie Couric's Notebook: History Lesson
I'm talking about former President Bill Clinton. It was September, 1993.
Tonight, another young President will deliver his September song to a tough crowd on a really tough topic.
Before President Clinton's speech, just 13 percent of the nation understood his health care plan. And by mid-October of that year, the number was just 18 percent.
For President Obama to be successful in his effort, he's going to need a much bigger return than that.
The commander-in-chief needs to play educator-in-chief and explain simply and specifically what he hopes to achieve and how he plans to do it before history repeats itself.
That's a page from my notebook.
I'm Katie Couric, CBS News.
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