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Mondale, Walter F., 1928-
The good fight : a life in liberal politics / Walter F. Mondale, with David Hage
1st Scribner hardcover ed
New York : Scribner, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E840.8.M66 A3 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Mondale, Walter F., 1928-
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography
Subject(s) Vice-Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography
Liberalism -- United States
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Physical Description vii, 375 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes index
Contents A Progressive takes root -- High tide -- The fight for equality -- Lost trust: Vietnam and the Election of 1968 -- Poverty and opportunity -- The battle for a more responsive Senate -- Spies, security, and the rule of law -- Meeting a new Democrat -- Our first year in the White House -- Showing the world a different America -- America in an age of limits -- Hostage crisis -- The Election of 1980 -- Mondale vs. Reagan -- An alliance in Asia -- Looking forward
Summary The former vice president presents an impassioned argument for American liberalism while tracing his political career, describing his efforts to increase accountability over the FBI and CIA, his service as the ambassador to Japan, and the liberal principles he believes will be essential for the coming years
Alternate Author Hage, Dave

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