Meet the Hoosier Vice Presidents: A WIBC News Special


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Meet the Hoosier Vice Presidents: A WIBC News Special

Six vice presidents have come from Indiana and they each have a pretty good story.

Click to listen to a special that will feature the stories of all six men from Indiana who became vice president, starting with Schuyler Colfax, and running through to the 21st century, with Vice Pres. Mike Pence.
You'll learn some interesting and entertaining facts, including:

  • The issue that divided Hoosiers for decades in the 1800s.
  • What one VP meant when he said “The vice presidency isn’t worth a bucket of warm spit”.
  • Which VP was kicked out of the Methodist Church when he served the president a drink.
  • Why one vice president had a tiff with Murphy Brown.
  • Which vice president can skate.
  • Why one Hoosier VP only served one year in office.

You'll get a look inside the vice presidency with a special interview from your former governor, now vice president, Mike Pence. You’ll also hear, for the first time in almost 20 years, what the Mike Pence Show, carried on Network Indiana, was like. You’ll hear clips from a tape recently found locked away in the Network Indiana archives. It’s a tape that was thought lost forever.

Graphic: Ashley Fowler/Emmis

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