June 22, 1991 |
Marilyn Quayle said Friday that tests show unusually high levels of lead in the water at the vice president's mansion. "We've gotten some reports back that weren't real heartening," she said. "We had higher lead (readings) than what was supposed to be there in some of the different spigots, but it wasn't all over the house." Mrs. Quayle, wife of Vice President Dan Quayle, said more tests are needed to determine whether there is a health hazard at the century-old Queen Anne-style mansion. Mrs.
April 17, 1990 |
Vice President Dan Quayle will make Indianapolis 500 history when he serves as grand marshal for the race parade May 26. Quayle, an Indiana native, will be the first sitting vice president to lead the 104-unit parade. "Parades are not what a President or vice president would normally do, something they aren't always invited to," said Ray Yonkus, special agent in charge of the Secret Service in Indianapolis. He said Monday he assumed that Quayle's last parade was at the 1988 inauguration.
February 2, 1989 |
Vice President Dan Quayle, arriving Wednesday on his first visit to Latin America, discussed anti-drug efforts with Colombia's president and declared U.S. opposition to any Latin "debtor cartel." The vice president arrived a day before inaugural ceremonies for Venezuela's new president, Carlos Andres Perez. His met first with President Virgilio Barco Vargas of Colombia.
October 6, 1992 |
Vice President Dan Quayle hit hard at Democrat Bill Clinton in campaign stops in Tacoma, Wash., Palo Alto and San Francisco Monday before arriving in Los Angeles, where he will campaign today. "Gov. Clinton wants to travel the road of more taxes and more regulation," Quayle told lumber mill workers in Tacoma. "President Bush wants to lower taxes, to have less regulation and to get the government off your back."
July 12, 1991 |
Martha Pulliam, a retired newspaper publisher and the maternal grandmother of Vice President Dan Quayle, died Thursday at the Methodist Home. Owen Hansen, managing editor of the Lebanon Reporter in nearby Lebanon, Ind., where Mrs. Pulliam was publisher emerita, said she was 100. In a statement, Quayle said: "My grandmother was the matriarch of our family. She lived a long and beautiful life. . . . She died peacefully and with grace and dignity, just as she lived her life."
June 6, 1990 |
Vice President Dan Quayle was struck in the head today with a rolled up batch of papers thrown by a man who shouted to him as he got into his limousine on Capitol Hill. The vice president was not hurt, and was taken away in his limousine, said his press secretary, David Beckwith. The assailant was apprehended by Secret Service and Capitol police officers. Secret Service spokesman Allan Cramer said Mwenea Sikuzote of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, was charged with assaulting the vice president.
June 18, 1992 |
William Figueroa was just another 12-year-old on Monday. Then Vice President Dan Quayle came to town and turned him into "The Potato Kid," the student who can spell better than Quayle. Two days later, the sixth-grader and his family were basking in his new celebrity. William was interviewed outside his house Wednesday as he waited for a limousine to take him to New York City for the day's taping of NBC's "Late Night With David Letterman."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1992
A Long Beach man Monday pleaded not guilty to calling the White House and threatening to shoot Vice President Dan Quayle. Keith Richard Kerna faces two federal charges of threatening to kill the vice president. An affidavit accuses him of phoning the White House on March 10 and telling an operator that "the vice president will be shot on sight." The affidavit says that Kerna called back three minutes later and talked to a Secret Service agent.