Republican Convention

August 17, 1988 - The Start Of Quayle Season.

News of the day, primarily about Dan Quayle's nomination to the vice-Presidency during the 1988 Republican Convention in New Orleans. In other news - 17 people were killed with a high-speed train jumped off its tracks in Russia. North Korea was making overtures to end their Olympic boycott and to end hostilities with South Korea and Jordan severs ties with the West Bank.