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This Week: Al Gore
Growing up inside the Beltway, the son of Senator Albert Gore, Sr. was destined for politics. A Harvard graduate and an Army journalist in Vietnam, Gore has a reputation for seriousness: At one time he reportedly devoted two hours a day to learning the technical details of nuclear arms control. And his studiousness has paid off — the advance for his best-selling environmentalist tract, Earth In The Balance, totalled $100,000.