Bob Beckel: He Managed Mondale’s Losing Presidential Campaign, Then Became a Political Commentator

From a Washington Post obit by Matt Schudel headlined “Bob Beckel, campaign manager and political commentator, dies at 73”:

Bob Beckel, who managed the 1984 presidential campaign of Democrat Walter Mondale and later became a fixture on television as a political analyst, including as a co-host of the Fox News panel show “The Five,” died in Silver Spring, Md.

Mr. Beckel’s career in politics began in 1968 during Robert F. Kennedy’s run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Sixteen years later, as Mondale’s campaign manager, he helped the former vice president secure the party’s nomination after overcoming an early loss to Sen. Gary Hart in the New Hampshire primary.