Gore's own memo proves VP lied about Buddhist temple fundraiser

Chapman, Michael
August 1997
Human Events;08/01/97, Vol. 53 Issue 29, p1
Presents evidence that United States Vice President Al Gore lied in October 1996 when he told National Public Radio that he did not know that an event he attended at a Buddhist temple in Southern California on April 29, 1996, was a fundraiser. Memo written by Gore before the event specifically referring to the fundraiser.


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