Know the Vice President described? Giving you a HINT as to which ultimately also served as President 😊:
1-NO; known as Fritz to friends; second senator from MN to serve in the role; died this week at 93.
2-YES; his daughter married the grandson of the president he served; California senator with experiencing in losing and a dog named Checkers 😊.
3-NO; Hamilton made him a household name anew; anybody have a pistol handy?
4-YES; WW2 hero; fathered a president and a governor; later worked closely with former president from the other side.
5-NO; he invented the internet. Really? He did win the Nobel Peace Prize. Former senator from Tennessee.
6-YES; a former “Rough Rider”; cousin of a later president; as a child witness the Abraham Lincoln funeral procession.
7-NO; actually the second VP to resign in disgrace (due to financial scandal—bonus if you know the first who did); also governor of Maryland.
8-YES; catapulted into role by the action of #7; Michigander; known for … well, ask Mr. Biden who had the same trouble 😊.
9-NO; known for political service in Indiana—oh, and for misspelling potato 😊.
10-NOT YET; first female Vice President whose sole national experience was four years as senator from CA before election to VP role.
Email your answers for this week’s game to Peg@ambaa.com.
Answers to last week’s “SANS CALIFORNIA” Trivia:
1-William Hearst “getaway” San Simeon
2-Last stop on the Route that winds from Chicago to L.A. San Bernardino 😊 if you take the song’s lyrics to heart—I do!
3-Where Tony left his heart San Francisco
4-Site of a famous Johnny Cash concert, performing a song by the same name San Quentin
5-Where the swallows return every Spring San Juan Capistrano
6-Dionne Warwick asked if we knew how to get to this town San Jose
7-Home of the Nixon Summer White House San Clemente [one of the most fun nights with Jon, attending a muckedy-muck event there many years ago]
8-The Golden State’s fault San Andreas
9-Per Bing Crosby, he would settle down and never more roam when making this home San Fernando Valley
10-Los Angeles harbor San Pedro