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Mondale / Senate Career #44516

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 22, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Walter Mondale works in Senate today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Mondale's congress characteristics noted. He avoids confrontations and thus avoids publicity. He's for tax reform but urged change to help major Minnesota investment firm. Mondale says Vietnam war wrong and says he was wrong to support it. He has opposed attempts to outlaw busing and is referred to as "Mr. Busing." Mondale has lashed out against growers' treatment of migrant workers. Mondale led effort to include open housing in 1968 civil rights act. Families, children and elderly are Mondale's favorite topics. He prefers compromise. Labor loves Mondale.
REPORTER: Don Farmer Artist: Freda Reiter

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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