Gore 2000, Inc.

30 sec. TV spot  run in WA starting Feb. 25, 2000.

Century Media Group.

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Jim Frush: Before I guided Al Gore and his son to the summit of Mount Rainier, I knew him primarily for his environmental positions, not as a person. 

But you get to know somebody in the Mountains - how they react to pressure, how they handle adversity.  And we had a very tough climb.  Terrible conditions. 

A lot of people turned back, but Al, he didn't want to quit.  He wanted to try to get to the top.  And we made it - safely. 

 Strength of character, perseverance, grace under pressure - these are qualities you look for in a mountaineer -- they're even better in a President.