Over the decades, MPR has presented the many different perspectives of Minnesota politics and politicians. This collection is home to a multitude speeches, interviews and debates on the issues of the day. Important topics of civil rights, environment, crime, budget, legislation, and campaigns are addressed.
Click on link to these well-known figures to see audio segments directly related to them: Michele Bachmann Arne Carlson Keith Ellison Hubert Humphrey Amy Klobuchar Eugene McCarthy Walter Mondale Tim Pawlenty R.T. Rybak Jesse Ventura Paul Wellstone
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February 22, 1974 - Humphrey talks about cuts in allocations, that Minnesota did not a two percent cut in allocation in March, and that he's working hard with government officials including Mr. Simon not to lose allocations in future months.
April 4, 1974 - Jack McCarthy
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April 18, 1974 -
April 19, 1974 - Comments from Eugene McCarthy regarding Richard Nixon and impeachment. (Part 1)
April 19, 1974 - Comments from Eugene McCarthy regarding Richard Nixon and impeachment. (Part 2)
April 19, 1974 - A speech given by Eugene McCarthy, who was a long-term DFL Congress Representative from Minnesota, as well as a poet and author. McCarthy is speaking here on the vice presidency, how to reform the Presidency, and the 25th Amendment of the Constitution.
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