Walt Riker Oral History Interview
Walt Riker talked about his work as press secretary to former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) 1981 to 1993. He discussed Senator Dole’s media… read more
Walt Riker talked about his work as press secretary to former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) 1981 to 1993. He discussed Senator Dole’s media strategy and his inside view of the senator’s political career. Topics included a typical day in the Senate, televising the Senate, Senator Dole’s election as Senate majority leader, and his legacy.
This never-before-aired interview is from the collection of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. Historian Brien R. Williams conducted this interview on March 12, 2008. The location is not known. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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