Quayle Campaign Speech

Vice President Quayle spoke to the Economic Club of Grand Rapids on the role of the environment as an issue in the 1992 presidential… read more

Vice President Quayle spoke to the Economic Club of Grand Rapids on the role of the environment as an issue in the 1992 presidential campaign. Vice President Quayle noted the improvements in the nation’s environment since 1988, and labelled the environmental views of Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Al Gore “alarmist,” and said Sen. Gore “condemned” America at the U.N. Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. He quoted excerpts from Sen. Gore’s book Earth in the Balance to criticize the environmental views of the Democratic presidential ticket. He went on criticize the burden of frivolous lawsuits on the nation’s economy, and noted the alliance of the nation’s trial lawyers with Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Bill Clinton. Vice President Quayle responded to questions from members of the audience following their prepared remarks. close

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Quayle Campaign Speech

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Program ID:
31625-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Aug 30, 1992
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 1992

Airing Details

  • Aug 30, 1992 | 11:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 1992 | 5:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 1992 | 2:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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