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Featured interviews on "The Nation's Playground"

Skeet Davenport

Skeet Davenport, Maine Guide

Skeet Davenport, avid outdoorsman, has seen just about everything when it comes to hunting and fishing in Maine. Oh, the stories he can tell! Skeet was born in Rangley in 1919, spent a good deal of time in the military, and came home to take advantage of every opportunity to get out and do what he loves working as a Maine Guide. Skeet has been active in the Rangley community as tax assessor, selectman and a member of the planning board.

Richard Judd

Richard Judd, Associate Professor of History, University of Maine

Richard Judd is Associate Professor of History for the University of Maine.His latest book entitled Common Lands, Common People: The origins of Conservation in Northern New England was published by Harvard University Press and is considered one of the most significant studies of American conservation history. He is also the author of Aroostook: A Century of Logging in Northern Maine and the editor of the Maine Historical Society Quarterly. His Ph.D. is from the University of California at Irvine.

Katherine Weare

Katherine Weare, Owner of the Cliff House, Ogunquit, ME

Katherine Weare is the fourth generation of Weare family innkeepers at The Cliff House, one of Maine's finest resorts located on Bald Head Cliff in Ogunquit. She took over ownership in 1974 from her parents and since then has added a VIP lodge called Cliffscape, expanded banquet and meeting facilities and added 68 new rooms. Katherine has a Medieval History degree from Boston University and is active in promoting tourism in Maine.

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