Interview with Walter Mondale
QUESTION 27
INTERVIEWER:

UM HUM. GOOD. UM, THERE, THERE, THERE'S A, THERE'S A FIRST COMPROMISE MADE THAT FAILS, AND AT THAT POINT UM, PRESIDENT JOHNSON ASKS WALTER REUTHER TO BE PART OF THIS ALSO, TO HELP. COULD YOU TALK ABOUT WHAT IT WAS THAT REUTHER UH, HAD IN TERMS OF INFLUENCE IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, THAT MADE HIM AN IMPORTANT FIGURE—WHY HE COULD HELP IN THIS SITUATION— HE CONVINCED PEOPLE, OR HE WAS PART OF THE CONVINCING OF MARTIN KING AND …

Walter Mondale:

Yeah, I'm I'm I'm a little vague on this now, what happened at that point in the convention. Uh, I vaguely recall that uh, Walter Reuther may have helped, that is the union, the auto worker …