Duties of the Vice President
The office of the Vice President of the United States is discussed from its historical origins and changes in the Constitution (12th and… read more
The office of the Vice President of the United States is discussed from its historical origins and changes in the Constitution (12th and 25th Amendments). Elegibility requirements and the relationship to the president are explained. The changing role and activities of the office are chronicled. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Michael R. Beschloss Historian Annenberg Washington Program
- Richard Moe Chief of Staff (Former) White House->Office of the Vice President
- J. "Dan" Quayle U.S. Vice President [R] United States
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