Nation: An Interview with Mondale

'Reagan will fall like a crowbar... awfully fast"

A year ago, he was somewhat bored with his job. He occasionally napped in his office and sometimes slipped home early—to the point that the Georgians around Jimmy Carter complained that Vice President Walter Mondale was not working hard enough. But then came the crisis in Iran, and the President had to depend on his Vice President for much of the hard slogging of the primary campaigning. Now back in the good graces of Carter's inner circle, Mondale is looking forward eagerly to a strenuous regimen of four-day-a-week campaign swings, making slashing attacks on...

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