From the Bunker To the Hill

Mandale sallies forth

August was a sour month for the Democrats. The party's presidential ticket languished ten to 15 points behind the Republicans in the polls. Geraldine Ferraro parried reporters' persistent badgering about her finances, Jesse Jackson sulked and demanded more respect, and Walter Mondale for the most part remained holed up in his suburban bunker in North Oaks, Minn. This week the Democrats will try to shake off the ennui, as Mondale and Ferraro take off together on a five-city, four-day campaign swing, the first leg in a long and uphill march...

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