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Picture of Walter Frederick Mondale
[Library of Congress]


42nd Vice President (1977-1981)

Biographical Data
Religious Views
References, Links, & Further Reading

Education: University of Minnesota

Occupation: lawyer

Political Affiliation: Democrat

Religious Affiliation:

Summary of Religious Views:

Mondale's father was a Methodist minister.

Views on Religion & Politics:


"Today, the religion clauses of the First Amendment do not need to be fixed; they need to be followed." -- address to B'nai B'rith, Washington, D.C., 6 September 1984

"Whatever his private beliefs and religious practice, a president must be the guardian of the laws which ensure America's religious diversity." -- address to B'nai B'rith, Washington, D.C., 6 September 1984

References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


Walter Mondale, The Accountability of Power: Toward a Responsible Presidency, D. McKay Co., 1975
Steven M. Gillon, The Democrats' Dilemma, Columbia Univ. Press, 1992
Finlay Lewis, Mondale: Portrait of an American Politician, Perennial Library, 1984


Walter Mondale, "Reporting on the Social State of the Union," In ed. by Fred R. Harris, Social Science and National Policy, 1970; new ed., Transaction Books, 1973, pp. 207-17


Works by Walter F. Mondale

Walter Mondale on the role of the vice president (50 Years: The Mondale Lectures on Public Service)
Address by Vice President Walter Mondale, September 4, 2002 (The Leader's Lecture Series -- U.S. Senate)


MONDALE, Walter Frederick, 1928- (Biographical Directory of the US Congress)
Walter F. Mondale (1977-1981) (Vice Presidents of the United States -- U.S. Senate)
Walter Mondale (Spartacus Encyclopedia)
Walter F. Mondale (Great Norwegians)

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