Dan Quayle

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Announced the end of his presidential campaign on September 27, 1999. 


Dan Quayle, Republican, of Paradise Valley, Arizona.
Current Formally announced campaign for the presidency on April 14, 1999 (established presidential exploratory committee on Jan. 28, 1999).
Has a book, Worth Fighting For (Word Publishing), published in July 1999. 
Trustee of the Hudson Institute since 1993.
Career Chairman of Campaign America political action committee 1995-Jan. 1999; campaigned on behalf of more than 175 Republican candidates in 35 states.
Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Studies at Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management 1997-98.
Served on the board of Central Newspapers, Inc. 1993-Jan. 1999.
44th Vice President of the United States.  Elected at age 41, served from 1989-93, chaired the National Space Council and the President's Competitiveness Council.
Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1980 at age 33, defeating three-term incumbent Birch Bayh; re-elected in 1986.
Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1976 at age 29, and re-elected by a record margin in 1978.
Associate publisher of family newspaper, the Huntington Herald Press, and practiced law with his wife Marilyn in Huntington. 
While attending law school at night, held several appointed state positions-- investigator for the Consumer Protection division of the Indiana Attorney General's office, administrative assistant to Gov. Edgar Whitcomb and finally Director of the Inheritance Tax Division of the Indiana Department of Revenue.
Activities Author, with Diane Medved, Ph.D., The American Family: Discovering the Values that Make Us Strong (1996, HarperCollins); Standing Firm (1994, HarperCollins).
Military Indiana National Guard, 1969-75.
Education DePauw University, B.A. in political science, 1969; law degree from Indiana University, 1974.
Family In 1972 married the former Marilyn Tucker.  Three children: Tucker, Benjamin and Corinne.
Age 52 years old.  Born February 4, 1947 in Indianapolis.

Bob Jones. "Round 2." World, June 19, 1999. >

Melinda Henneberger.  "Starting Over."  New York Times Magazine, April 4, 1999.

Tucker Carlson.  "Dan Quayle Gets Serious."  Weekly Standard, March 1, 1999.

Barbara Dafoe Whitehead.  "Dan Quayle Was Right." Atlantic Monthly, April 1993.>

David S. Broder and Bob Woodward. 1992. The Man Who Would Be President. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Richard F. Fenno. 1989. The Making of a Senator: Dan Quayle. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly.

by Dan Quayle
with Diane Medved, Ph.D., The American Family: Discovering the Values that Make Us Strong-- HarperCollins, 1996.

Standing Firm--HarperCollins, 1994.

Remarks Announcing Candidacy "The Battle For Our Values Begins Today"  at Huntington North High School in Huntington, Indiana--April 14, 1999. >

Vice President Quayle delivered his formal announcement speech in an elaborate rally at Huntington North High School gymnasium in his hometown of Huntington.  Many area residents were recruited to help prepare for the big day.  On April 14th four- to five-thousand sign-waving, cheering supporters, including many students, filled the gym.  Almost every line of Quayle's speech seemed to be punctuated with cheers and yells.  Quayle emphasized values, taxes and foreign affairs.  As the transcript shows, he did not stick too closely to his prepared remarks.
"The Duty to Lead: America's National Security Imperative"  at the Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC--January 12, 1999. >
    In this speech delivered shortly before he announced he would run for president, former Vice President Quayle vowed to make national security a top priority on the public's agenda.  Quayle highlighted three areas of concern: terrorism, weapons proliferation, and the drawing down of America's military.  "Bill Clinton was handed the most favorable foreign policy cards of any incoming Administration since World War II.  One by one, we have watched him fritter away the advantages he inherited," Quayle charged. 
 Copyright 1998, 1999  Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.