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Dan Walker - Governor Dan Walker Project

Dan Walker began his career as a Naval Academy graduate before moving to Chicago to pursue a law career. He soon entered politics, learning about the tactics of Chicago's political machine first-hand before deciding to take on the machine. He won a surprising victory for governor in 1972, but served only one tumultuous term. Walker encountered legal problems in the early 1980s, and spent 18 months in prison.

Interview Links

Abstract

Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Early life and political career

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Years as governor, 1973-1977

Interview Session 03 (Audio)

Life beyond the Governor's mansion

Song

Song "Winner Walkin' Home"

Transcript

Photos

Caption

Where:

Unknown

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain

Caption

Governor Dan Walker in his condo bedroom.

Where:

Rosarito, Mexico

When:

August, 2007

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Governor Walker and Mark DePue (interviewer).

Where:

Rosarito, Mexico

When:

August, 2007

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.


Caption

Governor Walker and Mark DePue. Note statue of Don Quixote in background.

Where:

Rosarito, Mexico

When:

August, 2007

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.



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