THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT
Hillary and I were deeply saddened by the death of Bob Squier. Bob was a valued advisor, a good friend, and a fine man. His loyalty, talent, and, above all, his perseverance helped Vice President Gore and me craft a winning re-election campaign in 1996 when many had counted us out. I owe him much.
Throughout the course of his career, Bob was a pioneer in the art of modern communications. With his documentary films, his path-breaking political commentary, and his work for progressive candidates, Bob helped make policy and politics understandable and exciting for millions of Americans. Our thoughts and prayers tonight are with Prudy, his sons, and grandchildren.