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