Women’s Political Caucus Names Gore ‘Good Guy’
WASHINGTON (AP) _ Vice President Al Gore is among the good guys, according to the bipartisan National Women’s Political Caucus.
Gore and six other men were selected Tuesday night as recipients of the group’s 10th annual Good Guys Award.
The organization cited Gore’s ″leadership on issues of concern to women and for his campaigning on behalf of women candidates″ as well as his leadership ″in supporting and strengthening families, emphasizing the importance of men’s roles in children’s lives.″
The other winners of the award were: Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, founders of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream; Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, R-N.Y.; William Stodghill, president of Service Employees International Union Local 50; Neal Manne, a Texas lawyer; and Ian Rolland, chairman of Lincoln National Corp.
Screen writer Erik Tarloff was named this year’s winner of the Martin Abzug Memorial Award, for exceptional support of wives’ political aspirations and contributions. Tarloff is married to Laura D’Andrea Tyson, chairwoman of the Council of Economic Advisors.