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1984 Lives On in Democratic Party Abortion Policy

Warren K. Leffler, U.S. Library of CongressU.S. presidential candidate Walter Mondale and vice-presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro campaign at a political rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 27, 1984.

Walter Mondale’s death refocuses attention on the repeated clashes, during his 1984 presidential campaign, between his Catholic running mate, Geraldine Ferraro, and Archbishop John O’Connor of New York.