Bland ambition: from Adams to Quayle-- the cranks, criminals, tax cheats, and golfers who made it to vice president

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Sep 1, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 404 pages
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Everyone knows the requirements for President of the U.S.--leadership, vision, and airtight alibis dating back to junior high. But just what does it take to be vice-president? As Steve Tally tells it in Blind Ambition, a sly look at our vice-presidents, from John Adams to Dan Quayle, is more outrageous than any modern smear campaign concoction.

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User Review  - Greg - Goodreads

Breezy and without too many overbearing facts and figures. From Adams through Quayle, most chapters are merely character sketches. Surely these men must have had some credentials, right? Maybe not... Read full review

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User Review  - Jfarley - Goodreads

I enjoy, most of all, stories and histories that prove that the founders of our country, and those that came after, are just normal people, with normal people foibles. Add in some dirtbaggery, and I'm ... Read full review

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Thomas Jefferson 17971801
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The Coronation of Bland Ambition
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Tompkins 181725
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