Fayetteville, Arkansas (CNN) – Hillary Clinton, a woman who's held two of the highest offices in U.S. government, may have originally wanted to become a kindergarten teacher after her eight years as first lady.
In a diary entry dated June 23, 1994, Blair expresses concern that going negative on Congress would backfire on the Clinton administration and, particularly, on Hillary Clinton.
"End of BC's [Bill Clinton's] success with Congress and all be blamed on her," writes Blair.
Blair goes on to note that Hillary Clinton, while appreciative of her input, said she wasn't worried about future relations with Congress.
According to Blair, Clinton told her that when the Clintons are done with "this," the first lady will "go be a kindergarten teacher and never have to hold hands on the Hill again."
Nothing could be further from the truth, however. Clinton would go on to serve eight years in the U..S. Senate, four years as secretary of state, and is now considered the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.
That exchange is among thousands of pages of notes, letters, and diary entries penned by Diane Blair, a political science professor and longtime Clinton friend whose papers were donated to the University of Arkansas after her death in 2000.
Blair worked on Bill Clinton's two presidential campaigns and advised the President and first lady throughout their eight years in the White House. In particular, she was very close with Hillary Clinton, who called Blair her "closest friend" in her 2003 memoir "Living History."
CNN has confirmed the documents are authentic and has reached out to a spokesman for Hillary Clinton, who has not responded.
There is no way to independently confirm the accuracy of Blair's specific recollections and direct quotations of the Clintons.