Prisons: Silencing a Quayle Tale

Silencing a Quayle Tale

Convicted drug runner Brett C. Kimberlin, 36, claims he sold marijuana to Dan Quayle a dozen or so times in the 1970s and even smoked some with the future Vice President in 1971 at a fraternity party in Indiana. Serving a 50-year sentence in the Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., for smuggling dope and taking part in a 1978 series of bombings in Speedway, Ind., Kimberlin tried to publicize his allegations four days before the 1988 election. But a funny thing happened before Kimberlin could conduct a jailhouse press conference: he was suddenly slapped into protective confinement and the...

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