George Mitchell, Democrat, served as U.S. Senator from Maine from 1980 to 1995, and as Senate majority leader from 1989 to 1995. He successfully led the effort to enact the Clean Air Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, both signed into law by President George H.W. Bush. Following his Senate career, Mitchell served as Special Envoy to Northern Ireland and as Special Envoy for Middle East Peace. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Bill Clinton in 1999.
This talk was recorded September 26, 2013 at the Abromson Center, Hannaford Lecture Hall at USM
Muskie School of Public Service - Fall Speaker Series