Bill Clinton Visits Duluth, 1994

There’s news today that former President Bill Clinton is planning a visit to Duluth on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, to campaign on behalf of Democratic candidates in the upcoming election. That will be almost 18 years to the day after he stopped in Duluth while president. Here are a couple of past Attic posts about…
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Photos Of Paul Wellstone In The Northland

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, marks the 10th anniversary of the plane crash near Eveleth that took the life of U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone (D-Minn.), his wife Sheila, and six others. Read the News Tribune’s coverage of the anniversary here. Here’s a selection of News Tribune file photos from Wellstone’s many trips to the Northland, leading…
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George McGovern In The Twin Ports

Former Democratic U.S. Senator and presidential candidate George McGovern of South Dakota died Sunday at age 90. He made at least two stops in Duluth during his political career, mostly notably on Sept. 8, 1972, during his ultimately unsuccessful presidential campaign against Richard Nixon. Here are some photos from that visit (and one from 1970).…
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Video Of President Clinton’s 1994 Duluth Visit

A few weeks back a video was posted to YouTube showing a WDIO-TV live shot from President Clinton’s visit to Duluth on November 4, 1994. Apparently this is from right after his jog on Skyline Parkway, when he decided to stop the motorcade briefly to meet with people gathered at the corner of Skyline and…
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DFL Convention In Duluth, 1970

June 1970 Here are a couple of photos from the 1970 Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party convention at the Duluth Arena: State Sen. Nicholas Coleman raises Wendell Anderson’s hand in a victory gesture after Anderson was endorsed for governor by acclamation at the Minnesota DFL convention on June 27, 1970. Looking on at left is senatorial candidate…
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