November 15, 1988 |
Vice President-elect Dan Quayle met Monday with Indiana Gov. Robert D. Orr to discuss candidates for his Senate seat and later boosted his wife, Marilyn, for the job. "Mrs. Quayle would make an outstanding United States senator," Quayle said at an impromptu news conference outside the Hart Senate Office Building. But the junior senator from Indiana, elected vice president last Tuesday, stressed that the decision would be left to Orr, who will make the appointment before he leaves office Jan. 9.
August 11, 1990 |
President Bush, praising the personal efforts of Marilyn Quayle to promote early detection of cancer, signed legislation Friday to assist in providing breast and cervical cancer screening to mainly low-income women. It was the first public appearance for Vice President Dan Quayle's wife since she underwent a hysterectomy on July 28 after cancer cells were detected in a cervical Pap smear. Bush said that Mrs. Quayle had brought "a wonderful, sincere element to this cause."
November 19, 1989 |
NASA technicians struggled to make up 12 hours in lost time to keep the space shuttle Discovery on schedule for the start of its countdown to a launching Wednesday on a secret military mission. Work to fix a booster control unit and a hydraulic leak led to the delay. The countdown was scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. today, the same time that the shuttle's crew was expected to arrive at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for final preparations.
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July 18, 1989 |
Vice President Dan Quayle, touring an Orange County laboratory where scientists simulate conditions in space, criticized on Monday a loss of national zeal toward space exploration but assured aerospace workers that their industry "does indeed have a very bright future." After getting a firsthand look at the "zero-gravity" lab at the McDonnell Douglas aerospace plant in Huntington Beach, Quayle spoke briefly to employees and school-age visitors as part of a four-day tour around the state.
January 20, 1989 |
The first fashion flap of the new Administration erupted this week, even before the inaugural oaths were read. The convoluted question of what Marilyn Quayle, wife of the incoming vice president, will or will not wear will be answered today when she appears for the day's events, from swearing-in through inaugural balls, in the just-announced hand-made original designs of three Los Angeles fashion students.
November 27, 1989 |
For Marilyn Quayle's 40th birthday last summer, a group of her women friends gave her a surprise party. Shortly after she arrived, they sat her on a throne and left the room. When they returned, they were wearing wigs, half of them imitating her trademark flip, the other half in a bizarre extrapolation on that theme--polyester pageboys in fluorescent orange and blue. They wore buttons with the legend "Long Live the Flip . . .