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Campaign 1976 / Wives / Joan Mondale #242812

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 10, 1976
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(Studio) Campaigning wives is fairly new development in pols.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(New York State) Mrs. Joan Mondale occasionally plays traditional political's wife, but usually has own campaign going. [Mrs. MONDALE - notes things she is; says most proudly of all she's Democrat] 2 oldest children, Teddy and Eleanor, help father campaign. [Mrs. MONDALE - says private meal consisted of family and 7 Secret Service agents.] Subjects of Mrs. Mondale's speeches noted. [Mrs. MONDALE - speaks to man about registering to vote.] Mrs. Mondale says country needs government with beating human heart. [Mrs. MONDALE - says feels she can help by reaching people her husband and Carter don't have time to see.] With Joan Mondale, Rosalynn Carter, Elizabeth Dole and Betty Ford campaigning, decorative pol. wives may be thing of past.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Duvall, Jed;
Schieffer, Bob

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