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  Gore Schiff, Karenna
NameKarenna Gore Schiff
, New York , United States
Born August 06, 1973 (43 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedThomas Walker
Jul 31, 2008 03:05pm
InfoKarenna Gore Schiff (born August 6, 1973) is an American author, journalist, and attorney. She is the eldest daughter of Al and Tipper Gore and the sister of Kristin Gore.

Gore Schiff was born in Tennessee and grew up both there as well as in Washington D.C.. She graduated from National Cathedral School in 1991. She received her B.A. in history and literature in 1995 from Harvard University and J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2000. She interned as a journalist for WREG-TV and The Times-Picayune. She later wrote for Slate and was an attorney with a law firm in New York.

On 12 July 1997, she married Andrew N. Schiff in Manhattan, New York. They have three children, Wyatt, Anna, and Oscar.

Gore Schiff worked on her father, Al Gore's, campaign during the 2000 presidential campaign as Youth Outreach Chair. Together with her father's former Harvard roommate Tommy Lee Jones, she officially nominated Gore as the presidential candidate during the 2000 Democratic Convention in Los Angeles. She also introduced her father during the launching of his campaign.

In 2006, she published Lighting the Way: Nine Women Who Shaped Modern America, a book written in reaction to the results of the 2000 campaign. Gore Schiff stated: "I wanted to turn all that frustration and sadness into something positive." The nine women profiled in the text are: Ida Wells-Barnett, Mother Jones, Alice Hamilton, Frances Perkins, Virginia Durr, Septima Clark, Dolores Huerta, Helen Rodriguez-Trias, and Gretchen Buchenholz.



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Father Al Gore 1948-
Grandfather Albert A. Gore, Sr. 1907-1998
Sister Kristin C. Gore Cusack 1977-
Sister Sarah Gore Lee 1979-
Brother Al Gore, III 1982-
Mother Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson "Tipper" Gore 1948-