September 22, 1995 - An MPR retrospective of the late former Minnesota Governor Rudy Perpich. Highlights various reports, speeches, interviews and commentary. Following the MPR radio scrapbook, Hy Berman, history professor at University of Minnesota, discusses Perpich and his political legacy. MPR’s Gary Eichten also takes comments from listeners.
September 21, 1995 - A special Talk of Minnesota program, reflecting on the life and times of Rudy Perpich, the former Minnesota governor, who passed away earlier in the afternoon. Program presents reports from the capitol, and commentary from individuals who knew Perpich. MPR’s Gary Eichten also takes comments from listeners. Perpich was the longest serving Governor in the State of Minnesota, being in office for 10 years.
September 21, 1995 - NewsNight Minnesota KTCA special on Rudy Perpich's death. Includes various interviews and speeches form Perpich over the years, and comments on Perpich's legacy from Minnesotans.
November 5, 1990 - An MPR Special broadcast of "Focus on the Issues", with DFL incumbent Governor Rudy Perpich, and his Independent-Republican challenger Arne Carlson, answered questions from listening audience and from special guests in MPR studios all around the state. Topics included education, state finances, health care, the environment, taxes, abortion and more.
October 10, 1990 - Jon Grunseth, I-R candidate for governor; and Rudy Perpich, incumbent DFL governor of Minnesota, speaking to the endorsing convention of the SHOW Minnesota Education Association. Grunseth and Perpich shared their differing views on education issues and answered audience questions. Program closes with brief Mainstreet Radio: Red Lake Falls School report from MPR’s Leif Enger. Enger examines Global Studies Institute high school, which focuses exclusively on “global studies.” Report includes various interviews of individuals at the school.
March 14, 1988 - MPR's Stephen Smith and George Boosey live report from the Governor’s office. Governor Rudy Perpich holds press conference on proposal to adjust funding for University of Minnesota and review of the management structure of school. He also speaks on Ken Keller’s resignation as president of University of Minnesota the day before.
March 14, 1986 - Rudy Perpich, Minnesota Governor, discusses the ending of legislative session, and the outstanding state budget. George Boosey, capital correspondent, joins conversation. Perpich also answers listener questions.
January 20, 1986 - Mike Mulcahy talks about Perpich's decision. Paul Tschida, Public Safety Commissioner, talks about incidents and mounting tension, with some shots fired and several assaults. He says the Guard will not be armed and will not be guarding the Hormel plant.
February 19, 1983 - On this Weekend program, Rudy Perpich, governor of Minnesota, discusses his released budget plan for the state. Topics include employment and education. Perpich also answers listener questions.
October 24, 1978 - Gubernatorial debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters with the cooperation of Common Cause of Minnesota, held at the Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center on the Macalester campus. First of three debates being held. This one features the DFL incumbent Governor Rudy Perpich, I-R nominee Al Quie, and American Party candidate Richard Peterson. Panelists are Dana Schroeder, co-publisher of the Grant County Herald; Arv Johnson, WCCO Radio government correspondent; and Ted Kolderie, executive director of the Citizens League, a non-partisan public affairs research organization in the Twin Cities. The moderator is Helene Borg, president of the League of Women Voters.