Interview with Walter Mondale
QUESTION 56
INTERVIEWER:

OK. UH, I THINK, I FEEL PRETTY GOOD ABOUT THAT, IF WE'D STOP OR A MOMENT, THAT WOULD BE GOOD. THAT'S UH …

Walter Mondale:

Well, we had this small subcommittee that uh, of 7 or 8 people, that we were, we were together for the better part of 3 days and we were really getting to know each other and it was obvious after about the second day that we were just not making much progress. So finally, uh, former Governor Daniel of uh, Texas said, "Would any of you tell me one, one good reason why I should stay on here?" And I said, "I can think of one." He says, "What's that?" I said "Lyndon wants you to." And he said, "All right." And after the end of that, but it really, we were there for a long time getting punchy.