53 Facts About Vice President Al Gore

1. Vice President Al Gore related that: "I had a lengthy and very productive session with the president-elect.

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2. Vice President Al Gore said that although he was not a vegetarian, he had "cut back sharply" on his consumption of meat.

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3. Vice President Al Gore agreed that meat production contributes to increased carbon emissions, but did not want to "go quite as far as.

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4. In 2009, Vice President Al Gore described the British court ruling as being "in my favor.

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5. Vice President Al Gore ruled that the film could be shown to schoolchildren in the UK if guidance notes given to teachers were amended to balance out the film's one-sided political views.

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6. Vice President Al Gore helped to organize the Live Earth benefit concerts.

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7. Vice President Al Gore appeared with her at a rally on Miami Dade College's Kendall Campus on October 11, 2016.

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8. Vice President Al Gore was criticized for this endorsement by eight Democratic contenders particularly since he did not endorse his former running mate Joe Lieberman.

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9. Vice President Al Gore began to give a speech that appeared to be leading up to an announcement that he would run for president.

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10. Vice President Al Gore used his political influence to expedite landing rights in New Orleans.

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11. In 2006, Vice President Al Gore criticized Bush's use of domestic wiretaps without a warrant.

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12. The next year, Vice President Al Gore gave a speech which covered many topics, including what he called "religious zealots" who claim special knowledge of God's will in American politics.

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13. Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore had maintained an informal public distance for eight years, but they reunited for the media in August 2009.

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14. Vice President Al Gore accepted his party's nomination and spoke about the major themes of his campaign, stating in particular his plan to extend Medicare to pay for prescription drugs and to work for a sensible universal health-care system.

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15. Vice President Al Gore eventually went on to win every primary and caucus and, in March 2000 even won the first primary election ever held over the Internet, the Arizona Presidential Primary.

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16. Vice President Al Gore went on the offensive during these debates leading to a drop in the polls for Bradley.

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17. Vice President Al Gore challenged Bradley to a series of debates which took the form of "town hall" meetings.

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18. Vice President Al Gore faced an early challenge by former New Jersey senator Bill Bradley.

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19. Vice President Al Gore was introduced by his eldest daughter, Karenna Gore Schiff.

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20. Vice President Al Gore discussed the possibility of running during a March 9, 1999, interview with CNN's Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer.

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21. In 1996, Vice President Al Gore became involved in a finance controversy over his attendance at an event at the Buddhist Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights, California.

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22. In 1998, Vice President Al Gore began promoting a NASA satellite that would provide a constant view of the Earth, marking the first time such an image would have been made since The Blue Marble photo from the 1972 Apollo 17 mission.

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23. Vice President Al Gore launched the GLOBE program on Earth Day '94, an education and science activity that, according to Forbes magazine, "made extensive use of the Internet to increase student awareness of their environment".

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24. Vice President Al Gore was involved in a number of projects including NetDay'96 and 24 Hours in Cyberspace.

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25. The New York Times said that Vice President Al Gore lost support due to his attacks against Jackson, Dukakis, and others.

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26. Vice President Al Gore thought he would be the only serious Southern contender; he had not counted on Jesse Jackson.

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27. Vice President Al Gore currently denies any interest, but he carefully does not reject the idea out of hand.

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28. Vice President Al Gore carried seven states in the primaries, finishing third overall.

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29. Vice President Al Gore commented: "Our lives were consumed with the struggle to restore his body and spirit.

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30. In 1990, Senator Vice President Al Gore presided over a three-day conference with legislators from over 42 countries which sought to create a Global Marshall Plan, "under which industrial nations would help less developed countries grow economically while still protecting the environment.

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31. Vice President Al Gore sponsored hearings on how advanced technologies might be put to use in areas like coordinating the response of government agencies to natural disasters and other crises.

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32. Vice President Al Gore was one of the Atari Democrats who were given this name due to their "passion for technological issues, from biomedical research and genetic engineering to the environmental impact of the "greenhouse effect.

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33. In 1991, Vice President Al Gore was one of ten Democrats who supported the Gulf War.

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34. Vice President Al Gore sat on the House Intelligence Committee and, in 1982, introduced the Gore Plan for arms control, to "reduce chances of a nuclear first strike by cutting multiple warheads and deploying single-warhead mobile launchers.

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35. In 1981, Vice President Al Gore was quoted as saying with regard to homosexuality, "I think it is wrong", and "I don't pretend to understand it, but it is not just another normal optional life style.

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36. Vice President Al Gore spent many weekends in Tennessee, working with his constituents.

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37. In 1971, Vice President Al Gore began to work the night shift for The Tennessean as an investigative reporter.

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38. Vice President Al Gore received an honorable discharge from the Army in May 1971.

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39. Vice President Al Gore's orders to be sent to Vietnam were "held up" for some time, and the Gore family suspected that this was due to a fear by the Nixon administration that if something happened to him, his father would gain sympathy votes.

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40. Vice President Al Gore eventually decided that enlisting in the Army would be the best way that he could contribute to the anti-war effort.

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41. Vice President Al Gore thought that it was silly and juvenile to use a private university as a venue to vent anger at the war.

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42. Vice President Al Gore was against that war, but he disagreed with the tactics of the student protest movement.

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43. Vice President Al Gore was in college during the era of anti-Vietnam War protests.

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44. Vice President Al Gore was an avid reader who fell in love with scientific and mathematical theories, but he did not do well in science classes and avoided taking math.

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45. In May 2012, it was reported that Vice President Al Gore started dating Elizabeth Keadle of California.

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46. Vice President Al Gore graduated 25th in a class of 51, applied to Harvard and was accepted.

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47. Vice President Al Gore was the captain of the football team, threw discus for the track and field team, and participated in basketball, art, and government.

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48. Vice President Al Gore attended St Albans School, an independent college preparatory day and boarding school for boys in Washington, DC, from 1956 to 1965, a prestigious feeder school for the Ivy League.

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49. Vice President Al Gore is a descendant of Scots-Irish immigrants who first settled in Virginia in the mid-17th-century and moved to Tennessee after the Revolutionary War.

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50. Vice President Al Gore was the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth in 2006.

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51. Vice President Al Gore served as Vice President during the Clinton administration from 1993 to 2001.

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52. Vice President Al Gore was a Representative from Tennessee and from 1985 to 1993 served as one of the state's Senators.

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53. Vice President Al Gore was Bill Clinton's running mate in their successful campaign in 1992, and the pair was re-elected in 1996.

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