Interview with Walter Mondale
QUESTION 23
INTERVIEWER:

OK. I, I THINK THAT, THAT, THAT'S A VERY CLEAR PART OF IT, THAT THAT UM…

Walter Mondale:

It's more than that. We elected Johnson and Humphrey and because we had a successful convention, we had the largest range of fundamental civil rights adopted in our history. Uh, the Voting Rights Act, the Fair Housing Act uh, the other major uh, measures—all of the uh, programs for educational assistance, poverty assistance uh, early childhood nutrition uh, food stamps. All of that came about because we had a team that believed in social justice and civil rights.