Walter Mondale discusses Mike Mansfield’s legacy in context of political debates concerning term limits for members of Congress. He states that Mansfield’s accomplishments would not have been possible had term limits been imposed. Mondale describes Mansfield as being known for his integrity and talks about the important role Mansfield played when the United States experienced the assassination of President Kennedy and the Watergate scandal during Nixon’s presidency.
Mondale, Walter; Mansfield, Mike; Mansfield, Mike, political legacy; U.S. House of Representatives; U.S. Senate; U.S. politics and government, 20th century; Political philosophy; Kennedy, John F.; Kennedy, John F., assassination; Nixon, Richard M.; Nixon, Richard M., Watergate; Watergate, political scandal
Mansfield’s America Oral History Project, OH 458, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (90 min.) analog + 1 transcript (3 p.: 28 cm.)
Mondale, Walter, "Walter Mondale Interview, 1989" (1989). Mansfield’s America Oral History Project. 6.