When her husband served as vice president of the United States, she became known as “Joan of Art” for her work supporting fine arts around the world.
Former Democratic Vice President Walter Mondale made his first public appearance in seven weeks Tuesday. Steady and strong sounding, he’s back to teaching a class at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and he still has an edge. The liberal former Vice President is teaming up with one of the most conservative Republican members of Congress, James Sensebrenner of Wisconsin.
Former vice president Walter Mondale is recovering after undergoing heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Officials said that Mondale was resting comfortably and was expected to make a full recovery.
Former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden will pay tribute to Joan Adams Mondale and her two sons will read from Scripture at the former second lady’s memorial service. A program for Saturday’s service provides a look at the service for the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale. It was posted Friday on the website of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.
Vice President Joe Biden and former President Jimmy Carter will be among those paying respects to Joan Mondale at a memorial service Saturday in Minneapolis.
Gov. Mark Dayton is postponing his hip surgery so he can attend the memorial service for Joan Mondale. The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale died Monday at age 83.
The Morning Take remembers Joan Mondale. Click the link above to listen.
Joan Mondale was given a grand platform when her husband was elected Jimmy Carter’s vice president in 1976. And she used it. The avid arts advocate lobbied Congress and the states for more spending on arts programs, and she traveled frequently to museums, theaters and artists’ studios on the administration’s behalf.
Joan Mondale, the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has died. Officials at Westminster Presbyterian Church said she died Monday afternoon. She was 83.
The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale has entered hospice care. A statement released Sunday on behalf of the Mondale family says Joan Mondale entered hospice care Friday. The statement was released by Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, where the Mondales have been longtime members.
LT. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon announced on Tuesday she will not seek re-election with Gov. Mark Dayton this fall. The former DFL state senator and Duluth city councilwoman said she considered her work on health care and seniors most rewarding during her term, but that she had “expected to be more involved in some policy initiatives and I found ways to do that.”
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