Eleanor Mondale
American actress, infotainer and radio personality
Eleanor Mondale
Eleanor Jane Mondale Poling was an American radio personality, television host, and actress.
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Eleanor Mondale's personal information overview.
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A NIGHT OUT WITH: The New Standards; The Unusual, With a Twist
NYTimes - almost 11 years
''WHERE'S your tie?'' Chan Poling asked of a late arrival at Rocco. The visitor should have known. The natty boys of the New Standards have some old standards when it comes to proper evening attire. As a trio, they have made a practice of dressing up punk and pop classics -- ''I Will Dare'' by the Replacements gets a place in the pantheon -- in
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Haute Tech
NYTimes - almost 14 years
Chef's log, stardate 2003: by now, you would have expected apron-clad robots to do food prep, computers to keep the larder stocked, ovens to dispense batter and butter-cream frosting for cupcakes at the touch of a button, and high-fidelity dishwashers to hum Chopin or the Electric Prunes. Whatever happened to the kitchen of the future? And why do
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OSCAR FILMS/THE SHOW; Taking No Prisoners at the Edge of the Red Carpet
NYTimes - almost 16 years
THERE they were, poking out from beneath the skirt of Joan Rivers's chic black Armani suit. Her slim legs were clad in hose that appeared to be ebony but upon closer scrutiny were actually the color of very, very dark chocolate. ''I know! I'm wearing brown fishnet stockings!'' Ms. Rivers exclaimed with a hint of defensiveness in her loud, rasping
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Perelman's Endless (and Costly) Love
NYTimes - about 16 years
RONALD O. PERELMAN declared to the world last week that a love affair he began 15 years ago is still going strong. Mr. Perelmen, the 57-year-old financier, has had no shortage of romances, all chronicled breathlessly on the gossip pages. In June, he wed for the fourth time, to the sultry actress Ellen Barkin. He is still battling his wife before
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Waking Up To Gumbel, Served in A New Blend
NYTimes - over 17 years
During yesterday's premiere of ''The Early Show,'' CBS's entry into the morning-show wars, Bryant Gumbel's smartest move was his first. He announced that he and his co-anchor, the virtually unknown Jane Clayson, had had their ''enthusiasm tempered enormously by a major tragedy,'' the Egyptian airliner crash on Sunday. Understandably that news
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A Man of Few Words Unclenches His Teeth
NYTimes - over 17 years
THE scorekeepers of the world might credit Ronald Owen Perelman with having it all. A net worth of $4.2 billion, by Forbes's last count. Palatial residences in Manhattan, East Hampton and Palm Beach wallpapered with modern art. A jet, a yacht, all the toys. And now, Ellen Barkin -- the sultry 45-year-old actress who is expected to become his fourth
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THE TESTING OF A PRESIDENT; Excerpts From Conversation Recorded by Investigators for Starr
NYTimes - over 18 years
At a meeting with Monica S. Lewinsky on Jan. 13, Linda Tripp wore a listening device for Federal agents working for Kenneth W. Starr, the independent counsel. This conversation occurred after both had been subpoenaed as witnesses in the Paula Jones sexual misconduct lawsuit, and just a few days before Mrs. Tripp lured Ms. Lewinsky to a meeting
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THE TESTING OF THE PRESIDENT; Excerpts From Conversation Recorded by Investigators for Starr
NYTimes - over 18 years
Following are excerpts of a conversation between Linda Tripp and Monica S. Lewinsky on Jan. 13, when Ms. Tripp wore a listening device for Federal agents working for Kenneth W. Starr, the independent counsel. This conversation occurred after both had been subpoenaed as witnesses in the Paula Jones sexual misconduct lawsuit, and just a few days
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The President's Testimony: Part Five of Eight
NYTimes - over 18 years
Following is a transcript of President Clinton's grand jury testimony in the investigation conducted by the independent counsel, Kenneth W. Starr. The testimony took place at the White House on Aug. 17. It was transcribed for the House Judiciary Committee by Deposition Services, a private transcription firm. BY MR. WISENBERG: Q: You mean her
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TESTING OF A PRESIDENT: THE OVAL OFFICE; Lewinsky Was Familiar Face to Agents Near Clinton's Door
NYTimes - over 18 years
The Secret Service, it turns out, had seen a lot of Monica S. Lewinsky. When Kenneth W. Starr's report was released on Friday, it became clear that members of the President's protective detail had repeatedly allowed Ms. Lewinsky into the Oval Office after being told that she was delivering papers and were not surprised that the young aide often
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THE STARR REPORT; Full Text of Findings Sent to Congress -- Part Six of Thirteen
NYTimes - over 18 years
IX. October-November 1997: United Nations' Job Offer Having learned that she would not be able to return to the White House, Ms. Lewinsky sought the President's help in finding a job in New York City. The President offered to place her at the United Nations. After initial enthusiasm, Ms. Lewinsky cooled on the idea of working at the U.N., and she
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THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE
NYTimes - over 20 years
Pools and Stars Come and listen to a story about a man named Bill. By now, it is well known that President Clinton went to Beverly Hills last Thursday night and picked up roughly $4 million for Democrats at a star-studded fund-raiser. But admit it. What you really want dished up is glitz -- the President's favorite Democratic celebrities, the
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COVER STORY;Gossip, Gossip, and That's the News
NYTimes - over 20 years
MICHAEL Jackson or Hosni Mubarak? Alan Greenspan or Brett Butler? The People's Choice Awards or the Senate Subcommittee for Oceans and Fisheries? In others words, if the news media exist to connect us with the "real" world, how much of that reality centers on what might be called our national back fence: that phantom zone of gossip, hype and shared
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Sunday: July 14, 1996 -- Gossip;Terror Stalks the Ice Belt
NYTimes - over 20 years
With the quiet self-assurance of a killer android, Cheryl Johnson waltzes uninvited into a St. Paul, Minn., benefit for Senator Paul Wellstone, a Democrat up for re-election this year. The most popular columnist for The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- and the only hard-core gossip writer to rip scalps in the polite Twin Cities -- she's quickly spotted
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The Baby Boomerang: Hometown Bound
NYTimes - over 21 years
JESSICA LANGE, religiously private, has always warmed to inquisitors familiar with Main Street in her tiny hometown of Cloquet, Minn. Indeed, days before she won her second Oscar, in April, she told The Minneapolis Star Tribune that she would soon be moving back to Minnesota for good. Though she refused to say whether she'd be returning with her
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Eleanor Mondale Wed in Wisconsin To Keith Van Horne, Football Tackle
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: The marriage of Eleanor Jane Mondale, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Mondale of Minneapolis, to Keith Van Horne, a son of Jean A. Van Horne of Clarendon Hills, Ill., and the late John Van Horne, took place yesterday at Wintergreen, the home of the bride's maternal grandparents, the Rev. Dr. The marriage of Eleanor Jane Mondale, the
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Advertising Morris Broadens Horizons
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: MAYBE Morris the Cat has been in therapy. Maybe he is just getting older. But after championing 9-Lives cat food for 17 years, the furry phenomenon has undergone a personality change. MAYBE Morris the Cat has been in therapy. Maybe he is just getting older. But after championing 9-Lives cat food for 17 years, the furry phenomenon has
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CAMPAIGN NOTES; Mondale Headquarters In New York Opened
NYTimes - over 32 years
Several of New York's top Democrats joined Walter F. Mondale's daughter yesterday in opening the state headquarters in Manhattan for the Democratic Presidential campaign. Joining Eleanor Mondale, the candidate's 24-year- old daughter, at the opening were Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Lieut. Gov. Alfred DelBello, State Attorney Gneral Robert
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Eleanor Mondale
    FIFTIES
  • 2011
    Age 51
    She succumbed to the disease at her home in Minnesota on September 17, 2011, at the age of 51.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2009
    Age 49
    Mondale was again diagnosed with brain cancer in August 2009 and was scheduled to undergo surgery later that same month.
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  • 2006
    Age 46
    In the summer of 2006, the cancer was in remission, but she announced in February 2008 that a small tumor had returned and that she would seek treatment at the Mayo Clinic.
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  • 2005
    Age 45
    After a bout of seizures, Mondale was diagnosed with brain cancer in June 2005.
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    In June 2005 Mondale married Minneapolis musician Chan Poling of the group The New Standards.
    More Details Hide Details Mondale and Poling lived on a small farm in Minnesota, where they raised miniature horses until her death.
  • 2004
    Age 44
    After ESPN, she co-hosted The World's Greatest Auto Shows for the Speed Channel in 2004 and 2005.
    More Details Hide Details She worked for the CBS Television show This Morning. In 2006, after battling brain cancer for the first time, Mondale signed on as a host at WCCO-AM. She remained there until 2009, when she left the airwaves to go on disability because of her cancer's recurrence. In 2013, she was posthumously inducted into the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1997
    Age 37
    Mondale also later hosted the E! shows Wild On in 1997 and E!
    More Details Hide Details News Live. She worked on ESPN as a reporter on the horse racing events, which lasted two years (2002–2003). She covered for ESPN2 the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association.
  • 1996
    Age 36
    In 1996, Mondale was hired by CBS as a Los Angeles-based correspondent for "This Morning".
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  • 1994
    Age 34
    In mid-1994, Mondale landed a job as anchor/host of "Q and E", a half-hour weekly celebrity show airing on E!, and was also a regular correspondent for the network's news division.
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    In early 1994, Mondale began working as a correspondent for NBC's "Today" show.
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  • 1993
    Age 33
    After leaving WKQX, Mondale began working in television. In March 1993, Mondale and Robin Leach co-hosted a two-hour special on national television about Madonna titled "Madonna Exposed".
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    Mondale and fellow sidekick Dan Walker were forced out of WKQX in January 1993.
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  • 1991
    Age 31
    Mondale's second marriage, from June 21, 1991, to November 1991, was to Greg Malban, a DJ known as Greg Thunder.
    More Details Hide Details In 1999, Mondale sold her house in Los Angeles to move to New York to be with her boyfriend at the time, New York plastic and reconstructive surgeon Joe DeBellis.
    In April 1991, Mondale returned to Chicago's airwaves as a morning sidekick at WKQX, working alongside morning host Robert Murphy.
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    After leaving WCCO and spending some time in Australia, Mondale became a morning sidekick on WLOL-FM in Minneapolis, where she remained until the station was bought by Minnesota Public Radio in 1991.
    More Details Hide Details She also hosted "The Great American TV Poll" on the Lifetime cable channel.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1990
    Age 30
    In March 1990, Mondale quit unexpectedly just a few days before a local magazine was to publish a feature on Mondale titled "Walter and Joan's Wild Child".
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    In 1990 she dated rock singer-songwriter Warren Zevon, traveling on tour with him to Australia.
    More Details Hide Details She also dated Washington Redskins offensive tackle George Starke.
  • 1989
    Age 29
    In June 1989, Mondale took a job in Minneapolis as an entertainment reporter for WCCO-TV.
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  • 1988
    Age 28
    In early 1988, Mondale took a leave of absence from WCKG to collaborate with a Chicago writer on a book about the children of U.S. presidents.
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    Mondale's first marriage, to football player Keith Van Horne, lasted from April 9, 1988, until August 1989, when Van Horne filed for divorce.
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  • 1987
    Age 27
    In June 1987, Mondale shifted to being the co-host of WCKG's morning show alongside John Fisher.
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    In early 1987, Mondale joined Chicago radio station WCKG-FM as a morning news anchor.
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  • 1986
    Age 26
    In 1986, Mondale signed a one-year contract with powerhouse Chicago radio station WGN (AM) to appear as a frequent contributor to programs.
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  • 1985
    Age 25
    She left the station in late 1985 and soon moved to Chicago, getting her first radio break as a helicopter reporter at WMAQ (AM).
    More Details Hide Details She continued taking fill-in radio news jobs at various Chicago radio stations, including WCKG-FM. She also was waiting for the pilot of a King World Productions show, "The Rock 'n Roll Evening News", to be sold. Within a few months the show began airing in national syndication, with Mondale working as its Midwest correspondent.
    Mondale began her journalism career while still in Los Angeles, taking a job at KABC-TV in 1985.
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  • 1983
    Age 23
    By January 1983, Mondale was back in Hollywood, where she had small roles on TV shows such as Three's Company, Dynasty, and Matt Houston.
    More Details Hide Details Eleanor Mondale was a regular guest on Howard Stern's E! TV show during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
  • 1982
    Age 22
    She then returned to college, graduating in 1982.
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  • 1981
    Age 21
    Mondale dropped out of college in 1981 to move to Hollywood.
    More Details Hide Details She worked briefly as an extra and had one speaking line in the TV series 240-Robert.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1960
    Age 0
    Born on January 19, 1960.
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