Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files
Sound recording of the radio program "Face Off." Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts and Senator Alan K. "Al" Simpson of Wyoming debate a proposal to introduce a carbon tax, which is a tax on fuels such as coal, oil, and gasoline. They comment on global warming (climate change) and the environmental platform of Democratic vice presidential candidate, Senator Al Gore (Albert A. Gore Jr.) of Tennessee. The episode aired on Tuesday, September 22, 1992, on the Mutual Broadcasting System.