Former vice president Walter Mondale on Nov. 5, 2002, election night. With the death of incumbent Democratic Sen. Paul Wellstone in a plane crash, Mondale came out of retirement to substitute for Wellstone with just five days to go to the election. Mondale lost to Republican Norm Coleman. (Photo by CRAIG LASSIG/AFP/Getty Images)
President, U.S. Senate, Congress, and the Minnesota House of Representatives are the major races in the campaign of 2008. This is the first presidential election without an incumbent or sitting vice president involved since 1952.
DNC spotlight interview: Walter Mondale
by Kerri Miller
, Minnesota Public Radio
August 22, 2008
Midmorning host Kerri Miller speaks with former U.S. vice president, senator and ambassador Walter Mondale about the civil rights struggle of Democratic national conventions past, and his experience as a Democratic presidential nominee.
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Kerri Miller is host of MPR News' weekday program The Daily Circuit.