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Tom Allen
September 27, 2013  
Former Maine Congressman Tom Allen

USM's Muskie School and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is hosting a fall lecture series entitled: Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation. The series began with former US Congressman Tom Allen.


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Tom Allen, a Democrat, served as Maine's 1st District congressman from 1996 to 2008. An attorney, Allen is a graduate of Bowdoin College and a Rhodes Scholar. He was a member of the Portland City Council from 1989 to 1995 and served as Mayor in 1991. He is the author of Dangerous Convictions (Oxford U. Press, 2013), which examines the problems of polarization and dysfunction in Congress.

 

This talk was recorded September 19, 2013 at the Wishcamper Center, Lee Community Hall at USM

 

Muskie School of Public Service - Fall Speaker Series

Dangerous Convictions

 

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