Minor Characters

One key player in the ongoing investigation into an alleged affair between President Clinton and a former White House intern is the intern's friend, Linda Tripp. Tripp's tape-recorded messages of conversations with her friend were key in the Whitewater prosecutor's decision to pursue the case. Tripp was long dissatisfied with goings-on at the Clinton White House, where she linked up with others who disliked the administration. NPR's Steve Inskeep reports.



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