Asked Friday by HBO host Bill Maher if the former president could have survived sexual-misconduct allegations in today’s political climate, Mr. Farrow replied, “Bill Clinton is a different conversation.”

“He has been credibly accused of rape,” Mr. Farrow said during a panel discussion. “That has nothing to do with gray areas. I think that the Juanita Broaddrick claim has been overdue for revisiting.”…

“I’m heartened by the fact that people now routinely express outrage about Bill Clinton, and particularly those more serious allegations about him,” said Mr. Farrow, author of “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators.”