Public Events

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Remembering Walter Mondale

As we mourn the loss and celebrate the legacy of former Vice President Walter Mondale, we've provided a list of past CSPG events featuring his insight and expertise. 

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CSPG events featuring Walter Mondale

In Their Own Words: Voices of Jihad - September 12th, 2006

The Legacy of the Carter-Mondale Years: Accomplishments, Disappointments, and Lasting Implications - October 25th, 2006

The Bush Administration vs. the American Public on Issues of Multilateralism and Cooperation - February 22nd, 2007

Restoring America’s Human Rights Reputation - November 13th, 2007

Unchecked and Unbalanced: Presidential Power in a Time of Terror - November 27th, 2007

Picking the Vice Presidential Nominees: What Should We Look For? - March 24th, 2008

The Minnesota Tradition of Fair Elections - December 10th, 2008

“Great Conversations” with Seymour Hersh, Walter Mondale, and Larry Jacobs - March 10th, 2009

Can Obama Avoid the Dark Side? Learning from how the War on Terror Turned into the War on American Ideals - April 28th, 2009

Military Justice in an Age of Terrorism - March 23rd, 2010

Tortured Reasoning and Misunderstanding the Threat - April 13th, 2010

Obama’s Inheritance: George Bush’s Legacy in Foreign Policy - April 27th, 2010

The Good Fight: Walter Mondale’s Life in Liberal Politics - October 20th, 2010

Constitutional Hope: The Surprising Resilience of Human Rights in the Decade after 9/11 and Its Implications for Constitutional Theory and the Politics of Rights - March 6th, 2012

Restoring Congress: Time to Fix the Filibuster - December 18th, 2012

Are We Moving Toward a New Imperial Presidency? - April 23rd, 2013

Second in Command: Choosing the Next Vice President - July 7th, 2016

Dark Money: The Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right - November 22, 2016

Keeping America Safe: New Challenges - November 7th, 2017

Are the U.S. and China Destined for War? - May 21st, 2018

Health Care Dysfunction: The Case of the Missing Middle - October 31st, 2018

The Trump Administration and Presidential Power - September 16th, 2019

Conversation with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar - April 9th, 2020

“Weaponizing” the Department of Justice? - September 16th, 2020

What is America’s Future in the World? - November 12th, 2020

The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy with Jake Sullivan - November 25th, 2020

What Can President Biden Accomplish in Congress? A Conversation with Norm Ornstein - February 10th, 2021

Upcoming Events

Throughout the year the Center hosts a wide array of public events with elected officials, academic thinkers, and public leaders on topics that range from healthcare to housing, governance theory, national security, and leadership in public affairs. All of the Center’s public events are free and open to the University of Minnesota community, students, and the general public.

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Past Events

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