Paul David Wellstone (July 21, 1944 – October 25, 2002) was an American academic, author, and politician who represented Minnesota in the United States Senate from 1991 until he was killed in a plane crash near Eveleth, Minnesota, in 2002.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Wellstone
Paul David Wellstone (July 21, 1944 – October 25, 2002) was an American academic, author, and politician who represented Minnesota in the United States Senate from 1991 until he was killed in a plane crash near Eveleth, Minnesota, in 2002.
Twenty years after U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone died in a plane crash on the Iron Range — along with his wife Sheila, daughter Marcia, three campaign staffers and the two pilots — there are new ...
REUTERS/Andy King. Oct. 21, 2022. Sen. Tina Smith remembers exactly when she knew, the morning of October 25, 2002, that Sen. Paul Wellstone had died. She was a DFL operative then, advising Roger...
Paul Wellstone's Legacy, 10 Years Later He perished in a plane crash a decade ago, but the scrappy two-term senator from Minnesota's work still touches millions of lives. By Al Franken
Paul David Wellstone, (born July 21, 1944, Washington, D.C., U.S.—died Oct. 25, 2002, near Eveleth, Minn.), U.S. senator from Minnesota (1991–2002) who was often referred to as the most liberal member of the Senate and who was respected as a man of principle who did not forsake his convictions for political expediency.
Paul Wellstone once described himself by saying, “I’m short, I’m Jewish, and I’m a liberal.”. He was also a Southerner, a college professor, and a rural community organizer who became a two-term U.S. senator from Minnesota. He inspired a passionate following, in Minnesota and among liberals nationwide.
Watch on. The Minnesota Democrat, known for his big green campaign bus, activism and passion for improving people's lives, was killed in a plane crash on Oct. 25, 2002.