Mondale and Ferraro

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Mondale and Ferraro

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | April 29, 2021

The theme of Item of the Day this week is Remembering Vice President Walter Mondale.
This photo shows Walter Mondale and his running mate Geraldine Ferraro on the campaign trail in 1984. It was the first time a woman appeared on a major party ticket.