George Mitchell ’54 on the Tough Task of Forging Peace

Sen. George J. Mitchell '54

George Mitchell’s resignation Friday as Middle East envoy in the Obama Administration has many wondering if peace can ever be brought to that troubled region. But Mitchell, a member of the Bowdoin Class of 1954, told Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz that he remains optimistic, and at 77, he still intends to work.

For more information about George Mitchell’s life and career-visit Bowdoin’s George J. Mitchell Department of Archives and Special Collection.

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