Quayle Gets Second Foreign Assignment; He’s Off to Australia

From United Press International

Vice President Dan Quayle will make his second trip abroad April 25-May 5, representing the United States at a celebration of U.S.-Australian friendship and in talks about trade and security issues in Southeast Asia.

The White House announced today that Quayle will tour Australia as special U.S. representative to the 1989 celebration of Australian-American Friendship Week, then will visit Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand on his most ambitious official trip to date.

Accompanied by his wife, Marilyn, he will attend official events in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney and possibly other Australian locations to celebrate “the close relations” between the United States and Australia, aides said.