Walter Mondale: A Living Legacy

Co-hosted by the Trachtenberg School and University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs

On October 20, 2015 the George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration and the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs co-hosted:

Walter Mondale: Living Legacy

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 , 9:15 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
George Washington University's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration 
A symposium exploring the domestic and foreign policy issues central to the legacy of Vice President Mondale. Panels will cover topics such as the Mondale Vice Presidency, reconciling national security and the U.S. Constitution, and the fight for civil rights.

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Order of Ceremony:

WELCOME -- 9:00 am
Kathryn Newcomer, Director, Trachtenbergy School, George Washington University
Steven Knapp, President, The George Washington University
Eric P. Schwartz, Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Walter F. Mondale, 42nd Vice President of the United States

THE MONDALE VICE PRESIDENCY AND ITS LEGACY -- 9:15am
Panelist: Vice President Joe Biden
Moderator: Richard Moe
Responding: Walter Mondale

OPPORTUNITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE--QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL -- 10:15am
Panelists: Marian Wright Edelman and Stuart Eizenstat
Moderator: Gail Harrison
Responding: Walter Mondale

RECONCILING NATIONAL SECURITY AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION -- 12:00pm
Panelists: Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Patrick Leahy
Moderator: David Cole
Responding: Walter Mondale

THE FIGHT FOR CIVIL RIGHTS -- 12:45pm
Panelists: Taylor Branch, Josie R. Johnson, Myron Orfield and Andrew Young
Responding: Walter Mondale

CARTER/MONDALE BREAKTHROUGHS ON DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY -- 1:45pm
Panelists: David Aaron, Landon Butler, Ton Donilon and Stuart Eizenstat
Moderator: Bert Carp
Responding: Walter Mondale

CLOSING -- 3:00pm
Remarks: James A. Johnson

Event moderator: Director of the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance Lawrence Jacobs, Humphrey School 
Full schedule to be announced; topics and speakers are subject to change.