When the two of them walked out I thought: Could the focus groups really be saying that they demand a dark blue suit, white shirt and red tie? For this TV viewer, Gore looked simultaneously meaner and more solid. But he aced the prescription drug question and left W.
Representative who later served for 18 years as a U. Albans Schoolan independent college preparatory day and boarding school for boys in Washington, D. Albans senior prom in She was from the nearby St.
During his sophomore year, he reportedly spent much of his time watching television, shooting pooland occasionally smoking marijuana. He was against that war, but he disagreed with the tactics of the student protest movement.
He thought that it was silly and juvenile to use a private university as a venue to vent anger at the war. John Tyson, a former roommate, recalled that "We distrusted these movements a lot We were a pretty traditional bunch of guys, positive for civil rights and women's rights but formal, transformed by the social revolution to some extent but not buying into something we considered detrimental to our country.
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His father, a vocal anti—Vietnam War critic, was facing a reelection in Gore eventually decided that enlisting in the Army would be the best way that he could contribute to the anti-war effort.
This would also improve his father's reelection prospects. But I was proud to wear my country's uniform. Coming face to face with those sentiments expressed by people who did the laundry and ran the restaurants and worked in the fields was something I was naively unprepared for.
His experiences in the war zone don't seem to have been deeply traumatic in themselves; although the engineers were sometimes fired upon, Gore has said he didn't see full-scale combat. Still, he felt that his participation in the war was wrong.
He later said he went there in order to explore "spiritual issues",  and that "he had hoped to make sense of the social injustices that seemed to challenge his religious beliefs. His decision to become an attorney was a partial result of his time as a journalist, as he realized that, while he could expose corruption, he could not change it.
House of Representatives when he found out that his father's former seat in the House was about to be vacated.
Congress at the age of 28 and stayed there for the next 16 years, serving in both the House —85 and the Senate — Evins unexpectedly announced his retirement from Congress, making the Tennessee's 4th congressional district seat, to which he had succeeded Albert Gore Sr.
Gore's abrupt decision to run for the open seat surprised even himself; he later said that "I didn't realize myself I had been pulled back so much to it.
Tipper Gore held a job in The Tennessean's photo lab and was working on a master's degree in psychology, but she joined in her husband's campaign with assurance that she could get her job at The Tennessean back if he lost. By contrast, Gore asked his father to stay out of his campaign: He was "unopposed in the Democratic Senatorial primary and won the general election going away", despite the fact that Republican President Ronald Reagan swept Tennessee in his reelection campaign the same year.
Before computers were comprehensible, let alone sexy, the poker-faced Gore struggled to explain artificial intelligence and fiber-optic networks to sleepy colleagues. He was the first elected official to grasp the potential of computer communications to have a broader impact than just improving the conduct of science and scholarship [ When the Internet was still in the early stages of its deployment, Congressman Gore provided intellectual leadership by helping create the vision of the potential benefits of high speed computing and communication.
Albert ran across the street to see his friend and was hit by a car. His eyes were open with the nothingness stare of death, and we prayed, the two of us, there in the gutter, with only my voice. The Gores spent the next month in the hospital with Albert.
But I am also a father, and I feel deeply about my responsibility to my children[Gore coulda taken some good digs at Bush's Texas record but he riffed on campaign finance instead. I'm writing this in the closing the moments of the debate.
My guess is that post-debate polls will show Gore winning the debate Bush needs to really study up before the next one. United States presidential election of United States presidential election of , American presidential election held on Nov.
7, , in which Republican George W. Bush narrowly lost the popular vote to Democrat Al Gore but defeated Gore in the electoral college.
Florida's votes gave Bush, the Republican candidate, electoral votes, one more than the required to win the Electoral College, and the defeat of Democratic candidate Al Gore, who received electoral votes (a "faithless elector" from the District of Columbia abstained).
BibMe Free Bibliography & Citation Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard. The presidential campaign of Al Gore, the 45th Vice President of the United States under President Bill Clinton, began when he announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States in Carthage, Tennessee on June 16, Gore became the Democratic nominee for the presidential election on August 17, Victory in the presidential election would have made Gore .
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, ) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from to Gore was Bill Clinton's running mate in their successful campaign in , and the pair was re-elected in Near the end of Clinton's second term, Gore was selected as the Democratic nominee for the presidential.