Crapshoot: Rolling the Dice on the Vice Presidency : from Adams and Jefferson to Truman and Quayle

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Recent polls show that a majority of Americans do not think Dan Quayle is qualified to become president. A veteran reporter examines the American vice presidency, shows how we ended up with this position and offers suggestions for revamping the process.

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CRAPSHOOT: Rolling the Dice on the Vice Presidency

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From John Adams to Dan Quayle, the vice-presidency seems the best refutation of the theory of evolution. Or so, at least, does it appear in this brisk if superficial history from syndicated- columnist ... Read full review

Crapshoot: rolling the dice on the vice presidency: from Adams and Jefferson to Truman and Quayle

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If for no other reason, Dan Quayle deserves credit for raising the vice presidency to the forefront of presidential politics. Supporting the view of John Nance Garner, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's ... Read full review

Contents

A Personal Note
1
Thinking the Unthinkable
4
Founding Fathers Afterthought
12
Copyright

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