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A half-century later, Walter Mondale recalls and defends his role in a deal to quell a 1964 convention dispute over Mississippi’s delegation.
JIM GEHRZ , Star Tribune
Aug. 22, 1964: Minnesotans Walter Mondale and Geri Joseph, at a meeting of the Democratic Party Credentials Committee.
At the center of the dispute was the racial makeup of the Mississippi delegation to the 1964 Democratic Convention.
At the 1964 convention
At the convention
To hear the testimony of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer before Walter Mondale’s credentials committee at the Democratic National Convention, visit http://tinyurl.com/pjy55ul.
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