Hillary Clinton’s friend passes away

Secretary Clinton must be feeling sad this morning. Brooke Shearer, her friend and personal aide during Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign, died yesterday at age 58. When Bill was president, she often accompanied the Clintons to dinners in Washington. Shearer came to know Secretary Clinton through her husband Strobe Talbott (president of the Brookings Institution), ...

Secretary Clinton must be feeling sad this morning. Brooke Shearer, her friend and personal aide during Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign, died yesterday at age 58. When Bill was president, she often accompanied the Clintons to dinners in Washington.

Shearer came to know Secretary Clinton through her husband Strobe Talbott (president of the Brookings Institution), who was a roommate of Bill Clinton's when the two were Rhodes scholars at Oxford University in the early 1970s.

Secretary Clinton must be feeling sad this morning. Brooke Shearer, her friend and personal aide during Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign, died yesterday at age 58. When Bill was president, she often accompanied the Clintons to dinners in Washington.

Shearer came to know Secretary Clinton through her husband Strobe Talbott (president of the Brookings Institution), who was a roommate of Bill Clinton’s when the two were Rhodes scholars at Oxford University in the early 1970s.

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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