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Al Gore

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Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. served as the 45th Vice President of the United States (1993–2001), under President Bill Clinton. He was the Democratic Party's nominee for President in the 2000 U.S. presidential election. Gore is currently an author and environmental activist. He has founded a number of non-profit organizations, including the Alliance for Climate Protection, and has received a Nobel Peace Prize for his work in climate change activism.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1948 Birth Born on March 31, 1948.
1956 8 Years Old Gore attended the all-boys St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. from 1956 to 1965, a prestigious feeder school for the Ivy League. … Read More

TEENAGE

1965 17 Years Old 1 More Event
Gore met Mary Elizabeth "Tipper" Aitcheson from the nearby St. Agnes School at his St. Albans senior prom in 1965.

TWENTIES

1968 20 Years Old …  Gore helped his father write an anti-war address to the Democratic National Convention of 1968, but stayed with his parents in their hotel room during the violent protests.
Gore earned an A on his thesis, "The Impact of Television on the Conduct of the Presidency, 1947-1969", and graduated with an A.B. cum laude in June 1969.
1970 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Tipper followed Gore to Boston to attend college, and on May 19, 1970, shortly after Tipper graduated from Boston University, they married at the Washington National Cathedral. … Read More
He was finally shipped to Vietnam on January 2, 1971, after his father had lost his seat in the Senate during the 1970 Senate election, becoming one "of only about a dozen of the 1,115 Harvard graduates in the Class of '69 who went to Vietnam." … Read More
1974 26 Years Old He took a leave of absence from The Tennessean to attend Vanderbilt University Law School in 1974. … Read More
Gore did not complete law school, deciding abruptly in 1976 to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives when he found out that his father's former seat in the House was about to be vacated. … Read More

THIRTIES

1978 - 1982 3 More Events
1983 35 Years Old He was the first elected official to grasp the potential of computer communications to have a broader impact than just improving the conduct of science and scholarship the Internet, as we know it today, was not deployed until 1983. … Read More
1984 36 Years Old …  His older sister Nancy LaFon Gore, who was born in 1938, died of lung cancer in 1984. … Read More
1986 38 Years Old Gore introduced the Supercomputer Network Study Act of 1986. … Read More

FORTIES

1988 40 Years Old …  In the wake of the Al-Anfal Campaign, during which Hussein staged deadly mustard and nerve gas attacks on Kurdish Iraqis, Gore cosponsored the Prevention of Genocide Act of 1988, which would have cut all assistance to Iraq. … Read More
In August 1991, Gore announced that his son's accident was a factor in his decision not to run for president during the 1992 presidential election. … Read More
1992 44 Years Old 1 More Event
Al Gore served as Vice President during the Clinton Administration. Gore was initially hesitant to accept a position as Bill Clinton's running mate for the 1992 United States presidential election, but after clashing with the George H. W. Bush administration over global warming issues, he decided to accept the offer. … Read More
1993 45 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He served as Vice President during the Clinton administration from 1993 to 2001.
1994 46 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Gore first discussed his plans to emphasize information technology at UCLA on January 11, 1994 in a speech at The Superhighway Summit. … Read More

FIFTIES

1998 50 Years Old In 1998, at a conference of APEC hosted by Malaysia, Gore objected to the indictment, arrest and jailing of President Mahathir Mohammad's longtime second-in-command Anwar Ibrahim, a move which received a negative response from leaders there. … Read More
1999 51 Years Old 1 More Event
Gore discussed the possibility of running during a March 9, 1999 interview with CNN's Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer. … Read More
…  He was the Democratic Party's nominee for President and lost the 2000 U.S. presidential election despite winning the popular vote.
2002 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Beginning in late 2002, Gore began to publicly criticize the Bush administration.
In a speech given in 2004, during the presidential election, Gore accused George W. Bush of betraying the country by using the 9/11 attacks as a justification for the invasion of Iraq. … Read More
2006 58 Years Old The prospect of a Gore candidacy arose again between 2006 to early 2008 in light of the upcoming 2008 presidential election. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

Although he maintained a position against homosexuality and gay marriage in the 1980s, Gore said in 2008 that he thinks "gay men and women ought to have the same rights as heterosexual men and women to join together in marriage."
2009 61 Years Old In a 2009 interview with CNN, Gore commented on former Vice President Dick Cheney's criticism of the Obama administration. … Read More
2013 65 Years Old In 2013, Gore went vegan. … Read More
2014 66 Years Old 1 More Event
Interest in having Gore run for the 2016 Presidential election arose in 2014, though Gore has not declared an intention to run.
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