There’s a lot going on these days in the world. Price of oil is going down. Many references are made to the Great Depression given the general instability of the stock market and the gloomy outlook for our economy. There’s a lot of speculation in the media that President-elect Barack Obama may nominate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Secretary of State. The high profile discussions also have to do with former president Bill Clinton and his relationships and work through his foundation.
The timelines may not tell you everything you want to know, but they’re a good start. I’ve found it helpful to get some of the historical and biographical context.