The Education of a Standby

Dan Quayle gets a cram course -- just in case

The subjects made up an extraordinarily eclectic curriculum, and the teachers may well have been the most high-powered bunch ever assembled on or off a campus. For example:

Basic Budget Economics. Professor: Richard Darman, about to become head of the Office of Management and Budget.

Advanced Foreign Policy. Professors: Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State; and Jeane Kirkpatrick, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

How to Look Good on TV. Professor: Steve Studdert, an imagemaker for George Bush.

Problems of the Modern Vice Presidency. Professors: former Vice Presidents Richard Nixon and Walter Mondale.

Plus a course in the politics of...

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