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Joan Mondale, wife of Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Walter Mondale, ended a four-day campaign swing in the Midwest when she held a press conference upon her arrival at the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport, Oct. 23, 1976, Minneapolis, Minn.
In this Sept. 10, 1984 file photo, Joan Mondale, wife of the Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale, center, waves to the campaign workers gathered at the Illinois headquarters for the Mondale-Ferraro election effort, in Chicago. Mondale is flanked by campaign worker Julie Grace, holdings Lauren Jascula, who also wanted to show her support. Joan Mondale, who burnished a reputation as "Joan of Art" for her passionate advocacy for the arts while her husband was vice president and a U.S. ambassador, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. She was 83.
In this July 19, 1984 file photo, then Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale and his wife Joan smile broadly as they thank the delegates from the podium following Mondale's nomination in San Francisco. Joan Mondale, who burnished a reputation as "Joan of Art" for her passionate advocacy for the arts while her husband was vice president and a U.S. ambassador, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. She was 83.
Joan Mondale, wife of the vice president, is greeted at the Atlanta Symphony by a group of children from Swainsboro, Ga., March 3, 1978.