Interview with Walter Mondale
QUESTION 34
INTERVIEWER:

IT WAS UM, SORT OF THE FIRST TIME YOU'D BEEN PUT IN THAT POSITION, OF, OF REALLY SHAPING SUCH AN IMPORTANT NATIONAL …

Walter Mondale:

Yes, I was a young brand new, uh, Democrat from Minnesota who suddenly ended up in a position like that. But I had been active in the Civil Rights Movement for years so I knew a lot of the characters.