But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. Hundreds of people in the audience, mostly students, were staring at me, many with their mouths agape, wondering if I would dare to answer this question. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job.I looked straight at the smirking guy who had asked the question.“You might be better poised to answer that.” After a pause, I added, “That’s probably cost me another year of therapy.”You could argue that in agreeing to participate in an HBO documentary called I had signed up to be shamed and publicly humiliated yet again.
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For nearly 100 years, the conjecture had confused the sharpest minds in maths, many of whom had claimed its proof, only to have their work discarded upon subsequent scrutiny. By the time that Perelman defeated the conjecture, after many years of concentrated exertion, the Poincaré had affected him so profoundly that he appeared broken too.
He had shut off contact with most friends and colleagues, stopped cutting his hair and nails and cultivated a wild beard.
You might even think I would have been inured to humiliation.
This encounter at Cooper Union, after all, paled in comparison with the 445-page Starr Report, which was the culmination of independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s four-year investigation of the Clinton White House. Queen” question—which was included in the show when it aired on HBO in 2002—sat with me for a long time after the audience left and the taping wrapped.