Walter Mondale in demand

Former Vice President Walter Mondale, 91, is still admired for his diplomacy, humor and decency. (Photo by Jeff Wheeler) 

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Sen. Walter Mondale and Joan Mondale, newcomers among Minnesota "regulars" at an inaugural ball in Washington.
1964: Walter Mondale and Joan Mondale at home. Children, seated from left: Eleanor, 4, William, 2, Teddy, 7.
1964: Jane Mondale watches her father, Walter, grill at their home at 2407 Irving Av .S.
1965: Walter Mondale and Joan Mondale with family: Teddy, Eleanor and William.
1965: Sen. Walter Mondale clasped hands and bowed his head in a prayer line at Unity Unitarian Church in St. Paul, during a rally for civil rights demonstrators in Selma, Ala. With Mondale were Methodist minister Kenneth Beck and Horace Andrews.
1965: Sen. Walter Mondale and Vice President Hubert Humphrey.
1966: Sen. Walter Mondale with Robert F. Kennedy.
1976: Walter Mondale and Jimmy Carter after Mondale was announced as Carter's vice-presidential running mate.
1976: Vice-Presidential Nominee Walter Mondale on vacation.
1977: Justice Warren Burger administered Oath Of Office to President Jimmy Carter as Vice President Walter Mondale looked on.
1978: Vice President Walter Mondale urged delegates to the Minnesota AFL-CIO convention in Duluth yesterday to back DFLer Robert Short in his bid for the U.S. Senate.
1976: Sen. Walter Mondale during the presidential campaign.
1977: Vice President Walter Mondale met the press at the Duluth airport yesterday as he arrived to address the annual Duluth Day Dinner.
1978: Members of a high school band welcomed Vice President Mondale to Alexandria, where he and Sen. Wendell Anderson got their warmest reception.
1978: Vice President Walter Mondale talks with old neighbors across the street from his boyhood home in Elmore, Minn.
1978: Vice President Walter Mondale and his wife, Joan, at the head of a motorcade entering the street in Elmore, Minn., named after Mondale.
1980: Vice President Walter Mondale speaks to the Minnesota Farmers Union.
1980: Walter Mondale and Mayor Don Fraser at Fraser's swearing-in ceremony.
1984: Geraldine Ferraro after she was announced by Walter Mondale as his vice-presidential nominee.
1984: Moviegoers could pick a Ronald Reagan or Walter Mondale straw at a General Cinema movie theater.
1984: Walter Mondale gets a lift from his daughter, Eleanor, during a fish fry.
1984: Eleanor Mondale hugs her father, Walter, after his concession speech. Joan Mondale is at right.
1992: Accompanied by former vice president Walter Mondale, Bill Clinton walked towards the podium.
1993: Walter Mondale listens as former President Jimmy Carter Mondale (class of 1950) with Macalester College's Board of Trustees Award for Meritorious and Distinguished Service in a convocation on the campus.
2002: Walter Mondale at a noontime rally in Peavey Plaza on the last day of the congressional campaign.
Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles-Belton introduced former Vice President Walter Mondale, left, and gave him the honor of casting the state's 89 votes for Vice President Al Gore during the roll call vote.
2002: An emotional Walter Mondale accepts the nomination as the new DFL Senatorial candidate to replace Paul Wellstone, who died the week before in a plane crash.
2004: Walter Mondale, left, Joan Mondale and Amy Klobuchar listen to Al Gore speak during the Democratic National Convention at the FleetCenter in Boston.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale and former President Bill Clinton unveil the statue of Vice President Hubert Humphrey outside the State Capitol.
2015: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was introduced by former Vice President Walter Mondale before she spoke at the University of Minnesota McNamara Alumni Center.
2018: Walter Mondale smiled following a video tribute while seated on stage with, from left, former U.S. Sen. Al Franken, U.S. Sen. Tina Smith, former President Jimmy Carter, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and Gov. Mark Dayton.
2019: Walter Mondale pondered a request for his time while in his office at Dorsey & Whitney going over his upcoming calendar with Lynda Pedersen, his executive assistant of 31 years.
2018: Walter Mondale on the balcony of his Mill District home.