21 Apr Passing of Walter Mondale
Former Vice-President and Senator Walter “Fritz” Mondale passed away on April 19, 2021. As a Senator, Mondale was instrumental in the passage of Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act).
The link below contains some of the remarks of Senator Mondale in the debates leading up to the passage of the Fair Housing Act. His remarks memorialize the way he rose to the challenge at an important time in our nation’s history.