Access Minnesota

23 April 2014

Walter Mondale’s “The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics”

For the week of April 27th, 2014

In this highly partisan political atmosphere where compromise is an evil word, Minnesota’s own Walter Mondale stands out in sharp contrast. Throughout his political career, the former Vice President earned a reputation for bridging ideological gulfs and mustering support for legislation from both sides of the aisle. On this week’s Access Minnesota, a look at Mondale’s legacy of public service through the eyes of Dave Hage, a contributor to Mondale’s memoir The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics.

  • Guest: Dave Hage, reporter and editorial writer for the Star Tribune, editor and contributor to Walter Mondale’s memoir, “The Good Fight: A Life in Liberal Politics”
  • Issues: Mondale’s career and relationships with key Minnesota and American political figures; How he transformed the offices he held; His time as Minnesota Attorney General, US Senator, Vice President, and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee

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