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Marcia Lewis

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Marcia K. Lewinsky – Lewis is her pen name – shares an apartment at the Watergate, and a close relationship, with her daughter Monica.

Lewinsky confided in her mother about her relationship with President Clinton and her concerns about giving testimony in the Paula Jones sexual harassment case, as described in the secret recordings of conversations with onetime friend Linda Tripp.

Lewis, 49, has been divorced for more than a decade from Dr. Bernard Lewinsky, Monica's father. In 1996, she wrote a book, "The Private Lives of the Three Tenors: Behind the Scenes with Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti and Jose Carreras," which was rife with sexual suggestiveness.

Lewis tried to fight off a subpoena issued by Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr, but was forced to testify before a Washington grand jury in early February after Starr granted her limited immunity. The experience, her lawyers said, left her emotionally distraught.

Confidences Became Public Humiliation (Oct. 3, 1998)
From the Evidence: Marcia Lewis's Story (Oct. 3, 1998)
Role Puts Spotlight on Lewinsky's Mother (Feb. 4, 1998)
Ex-Intern's Mother Put the Soap in the Opera (Jan. 25, 1998)

(Updated October 5, 1998)

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