The Pat Quinn of the Dan Walker Days – Part 4 – Quinn’s View of the 1972 Campaign

You’ve read what others thought of Patrick Quinn’s role in Dan Walker’s 1972 primary and general election gubernatorial campaigns.

Today, we look at what Taylor Pensoneau’s and Bob Ellis’ biography of Dan Walker heard from Quinn himself. It’s on page 356:

It “was entrepreneurial in every way. It changed the way candidates ran for office. The citizens coalition it flowered was was a truly unique happening, a rare moment in history for the iconoclasts, the mavericks and the independent thinkers to bloom.”

Tomorrow – Pat Quinn evaluates Dan Walker’s term as governor.

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The picture of Patrick Quinn is from another press conference during the Governor Rod Blagojevich ouster process.

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