NetFlix.com Lets Consumers Put In Their 2 Cents Regarding Clinton Testimony.SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--Sept. 23, 1998--
President Clinton's Grand Jury Testimony Available
for 2 Cents Beginning Sept. 23
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NetFlix.com, the world's first online DVD rental store, announced the immediate availability of "President Clinton's Grand Jury Testimony" on DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
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Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. for 2 cents, plus shipping and handling, exclusively at its Internet Internet
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The leading online DVD retailer had originally offered the title to its customers for a $9.95 purchase and $4 rental price, but decided Tuesday to offer it for sale only at a lower price to encourage public education regarding these history-making events.
"Congress released this material with the intent that it be made available to the widest possible audience," said Marc B. Randolph, president and chief executive officer of NetFlix.com.
"By offering the complete Clinton testimony on DVD for only 2 cents, we believe we are making it possible for virtually every DVD owner to easily review this material and form their own opinion. In addition, we believe that the ability of DVD to let a user easily jump from topic to topic makes the DVD format See VOB and DVD. uniquely suited to reviewing material such as this."
The four-hour testimony is organized into 99 DVD chapters so that viewers can go immediately to a specific topic. Chapters include: President Clinton reads his opening statement, Clinton discusses his definition of a sexual relationship, Clinton attacks the strategy of Paula Jones' attorneys, Clinton talks about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky Monica Samille Lewinsky (born July 23, 1973) is an American woman with whom the former United States President Bill Clinton admitted (after initially denying) to having had an "inappropriate relationship" while Lewinsky worked at the White House in 1995 and 1996. , Clinton denies allegations made by Kathleen Willey Kathleen Willey was a White House volunteer aide who, on March 15, 1998, alleged on the TV news program 60 Minutes that Bill Clinton had sexually assaulted her over four years earlier, on November 29, 1993, during his first term as U.S. President. , and Clinton's attorneys argue with prosecutors.
With the world's largest selection of DVD movies, NetFlix.com rents and sells DVD movies to owners of DVD video players and DVD-ROM-equipped PCs at its Internet store, www.netflix.com.
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